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House Speaker John Boehner and other GOP leaders have circled the wagons, vouching for Scalise.

The Republican leadership circled the wagons, wanting to believe partisanship played a role.

Since Trainor was still a songwriter first, the tune was circled by about a dozen singers—including Beyoncé—but no one bit.

He circled around to the North Tower and saw what he at first took to be clothing tossed from the flaming heights.

Actual priests (and a few rabbis) circled, holding religious texts and offering wisdom to passersby.

They had circled around by another way than the Parkville road, and they came through the edge of New Melford.

They ran down within a mile of Keyport, and then shut off the engine and circled about on the momentum they had gained.

They circled fast about her long fingers, the nails of which held topaz yellow polish.

Three times he tried to run, but each time he only circled round that bush.

The Indian whose spear was still free caught a bullet through the shoulder, dropped his weapon, and circled away yelling.

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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to circled, such as: encircle, rotate, surround, whirl, cincture, and gird.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.