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circumvented


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circumvent  \Cir`cum*vent"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Circumvented}; 
  p.  pr  vb  n.  {Circumventing}.]  [L.  circumventis  p.  p.  of 
  circumvenire  to  come  around  encompass,  deceive;  circum  + 
  venire  to  come  akin  to  E.  come.] 
  To  gain  advantage  over  by  arts,  stratagem,  or  deception;  to 
  decieve;  to  delude;  to  get  around 
 
  I  circumvented  whom  I  could  not  gain.  --Dryden. 




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