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Meaning of AMBAGIOUS

Pronunciation:  am'beyjus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  roundabout and unnecessarily wordy; "had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression"; "A periphrastic study in a worn-out poetical fashion,/ Leaving one still with the intolerable wrestle/ With words and meanings."-T.S.Eliot; (`ambagious' is archaic)
 

AMBAGIOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: circumlocutious, circumlocutory, indirect, periphrastic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Am*ba"gious\, a. [L. ambagiosus.]
Circumlocutory; circuitous. [R.]

 

 

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