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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. periphrasis: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. periphrasis: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. periphrasis: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. periphrasis: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. periphrasis: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. periphrasis: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. periphrasis: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. periphrasis: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. periphrasis: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. periphrasis: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. periphrasis: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Periphrasis, periphrasis: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. periphrasis: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. periphrasis: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Periphrasis: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Periphrasis: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. periphrasis: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. periphrasis: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Periphrasis: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. periphrasis: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. periphrasis: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  22. periphrasis: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  23. periphrasis: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. periphrasis: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. periphrasis: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  26. periphrasis: Luciferous Logolepsy [home, info]
  27. periphrasis: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. periphrasis: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. periphrasis: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. periphrasis: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. periphrasis: Worthless Word For The Day [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. periphrasis: Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric [home, info]
  2. periphrasis: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]
  3. periphrasis: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]
  4. PERIPHRASIS: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. PERIPHRASIS: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  2. periphrasis: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. periphrasis: A Word A Day [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. periphrasis, periphrasis: Postmodern Bible Dictionary [home, info]

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noun:  a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things

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