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  choix
  choix de code
  choix lexical
  chuchoté
  chuchotement
  chuchoter
  chuintant
  chuintante
  chute1
  chute2
  chva
  cible
  circonfixe
  circonflexe
circonlocution

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periphrasis2

Fr    circonlocution, périphrase1

nS

Synonym(s): circumlocution

Type of: figure of thought

Domain: Rhetorics

Source(s): ELL: 5155 (#2); ERC: 504; Nash 1968: 173; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 164; Trask 1993: 205 (#2); Wales 1989: 346


English word list

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  periodic wave
  periodicity
  peripheral
  peripheral system
  peripheral tagmeme
  periphery
  periphrasis1
periphrasis2
  periphrastic
  perlocution
  perlocutionary
  permansive aspect
  permission
  permit
  permutable

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