How to use "circuitous" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "circuitous" in popular movie and book plots

  • He registered the C-46 transports in Panama as Lineas Aereas de Panama aircraft and flew them to Israel via a circuitous route that includes Natal, Brazil, Casablanca, Morocco and Rome, which becomes the headquarters of the volunteer fighter pilots.  - Above and Beyond (2014 film)
  • The three strands of the novel converge on a shipping container of unspecified cargo that is being transported via a circuitous route to an unknown destination.  - Spook Country
  • Nick Barzack ("Berserk"), an irrational, unkempt and unpredictable cop, and Frank Hazeltine, his cultured, polite, and suave partner, follow a circuitous and highly circumstantial trail of clues, evidence, witnesses, and accomplices through Los Angeles.  - Number One with a Bullet (film)
  • The party follows a circuitous route to the road to Samarcand to travel in safety and to satisfy Professor Ayrton's archaeological wishes.  - The Road to Samarcand
  • His long railway journey home to Turin took him on a circuitous route from Poland, through Russia, Romania, Hungary, Austria and Germany.  - The Truce (1997 film)
  • Caleb chases after her and after a circuitous route meets her at Mount Sinai where she hopes to commune directly with Jovah.  - Jovah's Angel
  • Despite Bay's circuitous flight to Ton's apartment, she only lives next door to him.  - Bangkok Loco
  • A circuitous tour of the island ensues, involving multiple variegated enemy engagements (at a distance, up close, elevated, bunkered, flanked), all set in a convincing and detailed rocky beach environment.  - Minerva (video game)
  • Jackie delays Kelly by taking him on a circuitous route while Michael races to the cottage on a motorcycle, completely naked, and breaks in so he can answer the door as Ned.  - Waking Ned
  • Travelling thither as brother and sister, they joined a party of mummers, and then, to avoid the crowd of people thronging the principal approaches, proceeded by circuitous by-paths to the castle.  - Kenilworth (novel)
  • Savarone schedules the circuitous shipment by train from Salonika, through Yugoslavia and Italy, and finally into the Alps.  - The Gemini Contenders
  • A Colonel Ives had promised the party a shorter route to the Pacific Ocean but instead had led them on a more circuitous route resulting in the party getting trapped by snow.  - Ravenous
  • The fleet travels a circuitous route, jumping four thousand years into the future, before reaching Rochard's World.  - Singularity Sky

Example sentences for "circuitous" in interesting articles

  • I’m mystified as to why they’re so determined to prolong the tedium of circuitous deliberation.  - Jury Duty
  • In our case, we ended up on our primary backend language by a rather circuitous path.The beginningBack in the dark ages, Metabase started out life as a built-in analytics system for one of Expa’s first products which happened to be written in Python using the Django web framework.  - Metabase: Why we picked Clojure
  • Steve Jobs is an obvious example, because he was obviously very gifted and ambitious but he took a circuitous path, and people who are very successful doing interesting things also often take circuitous paths.This notion that you’ve got to do X, Y, and Z or else your life is over makes you end up as a high-functioning sheep.  - The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life (2014)
  • We don’t like to think of intentions as fluid or ambivalent and I think they are, far more often than we acknowledge.Beck: In the epilogue, you talk about the way people conceive of their lives as a narrative, how we think of the past as leading directly to the present, even if there actually were a lot of dead ends back there or things went in a circuitous route.  - The Benefits of Getting Comfortable with Uncertainty
  • If an increasingly influential group of researchers is correct, the lurid spectacle of intergenerational warfare will become a typical social malady.The scientists' argument is circuitous but not complex.  - The Coming Death Shortage

Meaning of "circuitous" in English

  • deviating from a straight course
    - a long and circuitous journey by train and boat
    - a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic
  • marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct
    - a roundabout paragraph
    - hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend

Meaning of "circuitous" in Hindi

  • चक्करदार ( Chakkaradar, chakkaradaar)
  • घुमावदार ( Ghumavadar, ghumaavadaar, ghumawadar)
  • फेर का ( Pher ka, pher kaa, fer ka)
  • घुमावदार

Synonyms of "circuitous"

  • devious
  • roundabout

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