ambages

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Indirect or roundabout routes or directions

Paris put fear into him, a city of monstrous size to which London was but a market town. Its ambages of streets bewildered.

Indirect or roundabout ways of talking; circumlocution

Having thus briefly anatomized the body and soul of man, I may now freely proceed to treat of my intended subject , to most men's capacity; and after many ambages, perspicuously define what this melancholy is .

{n} a circumlocution, tediousness, round
(archaic) roundabout or mysterious ways of action
{i} ambiguousness, affairs that are conducted in a round about manner (Archaic)
A circuit; a winding
Hence: Circuitous way or proceeding; quibble; circumlocution; indirect mode of speech
ambages

    Silbentrennung

    am·ba·ges

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    () From Old French ambages (French ambages), from Latin ambāges, from ambi- + agere (“to drive”).

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