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CIDE DICTIONARY
ROGET THESAURUS
perisse | perissodactyl | perissodactyl mammal | perissodactyla | perissological | perissology | peristalsis | peristaltic | peristediinae | peristedion | peristedion miniatum

perissology

CIDE DICTIONARY

perissologyn. [L. perissologia, Gr. ; odd, superfluous + discourse.].
     Superfluity of words.  G. Campbell.  [1913 Webster]

ROGET THESAURUS

perissology

Diffuseness

N diffuseness, amplification, dilating, verbosity, verbiage, cloud of words, copia verborum, flow of words, looseness, Polylogy, tautology, battology, perissology, pleonasm, exuberance, redundancy, thrice-told tale, prolixity, circumlocution, ambages, periphrase, periphrasis, roundabout phrases, episode, expletive, pennya-lining, richness, diffuse, profuse, wordy, verbose, largiloquent, copious, exuberant, pleonastic, lengthy, longsome, long-winded, longspun, long drawn out, spun out, protracted, prolix, prosing, maundering, circumlocutory, periphrastic, ambagious, roundabout, digressive, discursive, excursive, loose, rambling episodic, flatulent, frothy, diffusely, at large, in extenso, about it and about it.


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