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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CIRCULATED

He was not less shocked by the nasty stories that circulated with regard to her.

Nothing was said at the Quenu-Gradelles' about all the rumours which circulated.

Her versions of Florent's biography were the most horrible of all that were circulated in the neighbourhood.

That was one of the lies your scoundrel David Macdonald circulated against us.

He alluded with anger to the report which had been circulated of his, (Maroney's) marriage.

The person who circulated them even denied that he had done so.

The pamphlet ran to a second edition, and was circulated in Germany.

Have you circulated any other bills made by the same drawer?

He did not rudely repulse these latter representations, as has been circulated.

And what was the staple information which circulated among the people?

WORD ORIGIN

1540s (late 15c. as a past participle adjective), as a chemical term for alternating vaporization and condensation, from Latin circulatus, past participle of circulare "to form a circle," from circulus (see circle (n.)). Meaning "to move around, revolve" is from 1670s; of blood, from 1650s; of persons, "to mingle in a social gathering," from 1863. Sense of "to pass about freely" is from 1660s; of newspapers from 1885. Related: Circulated; circulating.

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