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Periphrasis is a figure of speech where the meaning of a word or phrase is expressed by many or several words. Also known as a circumlocution.

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French resistance

... the threat of discovery by adopting a cell structure[?]. Groups include: Agir[?] Armée Secrète[?] (AS or Secret Army) - Gaullist resistance group of Charles ...

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