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circonlocution
  circonstance
  circonstanciel1
  circonstanciel2
  circonstancielle
  circonstancielle causale
  circonstancielle de comparaison
  circonstancielle de condition
  circonstancielle hypothétique
  circonstant1
  circonstant2
  circonstant de lieu
  circonstant de temps
  circulaire
  circularité

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English

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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