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I would refer to them as winning by being the best of a weak set of competitors, although that's both a bit of a mouthful and suggests that winner was acceptable, while I think you're trying to convey …
answered Jun 19 '15 by Gaurav
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How about circumlocution? circumlocution: 1: the use of an unnecessarily large number of words to express an idea 2: evasion in speech Merriam-Webster
answered Jun 25 '15 by Gaurav
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Totally random guess, but what about "nor their stated aim is to return the president to power"?
answered May 20 '15 by Gaurav