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circuitous

adjective uk   /sɜːˈkjuː.ɪ.təs/ us    /sɝːˈkjuː.ɪ.t̬əs/ formal
not straight or direct: a circuitous route/path a circuitous (= long and indirect) explanationDescribing angles, lines and orientations
circuitously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Describing angles, lines and orientations
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