English to Welsh Meaning :: periphrasis

Periphrasis :
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Noun(1) a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things

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(1) a rather pompous periphrasis(2) This isn't what ÔÇÿineffableÔÇÖ means: she's using it as a fancy periphrasis for ÔÇÿunspeakableÔÇÖ, but its orientation is exactly the opposite.(3) Such recondite periphrasis brought its own reward.(4) Can one be an avid fan of a book - or is this lazy-minded periphrasis for ÔÇÿfavouriteÔÇÖ?(5) When Johnson refers to his mind as ÔÇÿSummusÔǪ celsa dominator [in] arce ÔÇÖ, the elaborate periphrasis mockingly dramatizes the blustery ÔÇÿempty forceÔÇÖ of his mind's pretensions.(6) The parodic cupid's dart is described with the maximum of periphrasis compatible with not actually disguising what the organ is, ÔÇÿa piece of flesh, the characteristic part of a barrow-pigÔÇÖ.(7) In order to refer to the activity denoted by the F-word, it is necessary to engage in circumlocution or periphrasis .(8) Her dread is so great that at the end of her progress she does not even allow his name to pass her lips and uses periphrases to talk of him.(9) His deliberate translationese, his consciously awkward periphrases , and yes, his fart jokes suggest that all language, or all poetry, might be as artificial and arbitrary as his own: why not redo ÔÇÿWhere are the snows of yesteryear?ÔÇÖ(10) Homeric glosses, along with scholarly neologisms and obscure periphrases , are prominent in his poetry.(11) We intentional animals keep falling into the trap of mistaking the periphrases for the facts.
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