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ambagious

[am-bey-juh s]
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adjective
  1. roundabout; circuitous: ambagious reasoning.
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Origin of ambagious

1650–60; < Latin ambāgiōsus, equivalent to ambāgi- (stem of ambāgēs ambages) + -ōsus -ous
Related formsam·ba·gious·ly, adverbam·ba·gious·ness, noun
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Related Words for ambagious

tortuous, devious, rambling, meandering, labyrinthine, circular, collateral, complicated, oblique, roundabout, ambagious

Word Origin and History for ambagious

adj.

1650s, from French ambagieux, from Latin ambagiosus, from ambages "circuits, circumlocutions," from amb- "about" (see ambi-) + agere "to drive" (see act (n.)).

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