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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcircuitouscir‧cu‧i‧tous /sɜːˈkjuːɪtəs $ sɜːr-/ adjective  LONG TIMEgoing from one place to another in a way that is longer than the most direct way a hard circuitous hikecircuitously adverb
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circuitousthe river's circuitous courseWithin each quarter there are selected road closures and some one-way streets, making journeys even more circuitous for non-residents.Typically circuitous is the way she used Bernard.The links were often circuitous, narrow and made more difficult by differing levels.Potential listeners also are cautious about venturing on to a campus with circuitous roads, dense eucalyptus groves and notoriously problematic parking.She returned to Bourne End by a circuitous route along minor roads.It seemed ironic that at long last I was here, albeit by a very much more circuitous route than originally planned.I set out on a circuitous route that ensured I ended up at her table.Disability arts is a circuitous route to the inclusion of Disabled people in mainstream arts and wider society.
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