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not taking a direct or straight line or course

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marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct

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deviating from a straight course

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and unquestionably still the most destructive terror attacks in recorded human history, would circuitously and craftily enable al-Qaeda to attain its final goal.
Although neither Siderits nor Goodman straightforwardly take this approach, it seems Siderits does take it somewhat circuitously, insofar as he does say the person reduces to the person-series.
25) In inquiring into the constitutionality of laws which pursue their objectives circuitously, Chief Justice Dickson, for the majority in the Reference re Prostitution, did not clearly identify which principle of fundamental justice he was considering ("[t]he issue is not whether the legislative scheme is frustrating or unwise but whether the scheme offends the basic tenets of our legal system") supra note 22 at para 19.
The virtue of Sobrevilla's work is not only biographical; he circuitously supports my position of an Existentialism avant la lettre by citing its early presence in Brazil, with Farias Brito and in Argentina with Miguel Angel Virasoro, among others.
I had made my way circuitously to this spot by following my instincts.
In the end, the treatise became a typescript of over 400 dense, circuitously argued pages.
It is convenient to start the analysis with the definition of the opposite: beat about the bush 'approach a matter cautiously, indirectly, even over-cautiously or circuitously, because it is unpleasant, embarrassing, or delicate' (Brewer, CIDE, LDOCE3).
In this sense, both Hamlet and the king could be cast in the role of the scapegoat; eventually, even if circuitously, they eliminate each other, thus depriving the community of both scapegoats and both extremes.
There is no clear protagonist, but circuitously, alcoholic homicide detective Al Wherle gets my vote.
They're on their way home - circuitously, but on their way home.
Yet I'm @ home with the cyborg's suffix, writing: annexed, fused, within my circuitry like a city circuitously routed, labyrinthine, marked with crumbs.
Rather, if our list of 40-Under-40 brokers is any indication, most people came to the industry at least somewhat circuitously.
does not construct a progression in the literary genre of Western history that leads, however circuitously, from ancient Greece to 21st-century Britain.