Periphrase


Periphrase
Periphrase Per"i*phrase, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Periphrased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Periphrasing}.] [Cf. F. p['e]riphraser.] To express by periphrase or circumlocution. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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