Word:

Periphrase

Per´i`phrase
n.1.(Rhet.) The use of more words than are necessary to express the idea; a roundabout, or indirect, way of speaking; circumlocution.
v. t.1.To express by periphrase or circumlocution.
[imp. & p. p. Periphrased ; p. pr. & vb. n. Periphrasing.]
v. i.1.To use circumlocution.
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Peripetalous
peripeteia
peripetia
peripety
Peripheral
Peripheral Component Interconnect
peripheral device
peripheral nervous system
peripheral neuropathy
Peripheral Technology Group
peripheral vascular disease (PVD)
peripheral vision
peripherally
Peripheric
Periphery
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Periphrasis
Periphrastic
Periphrastic conjugation
Periphrastically
Periplaneta
Periplaneta americana
Periplaneta australasiae
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Peripneumonia
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