Synonyms of 'periphrastic'
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They were taken on a circuitous route home.
If you describe a person or a piece of writing as verbose, you are critical of them because they use more words than are necessary, and so make you feel bored or annoyed.
When drunk, he becomes pompous and verbose.
Thesaurus for periphrastic from the Collins English Thesaurus
employing or involving periphrasis