circumvention

[ sur-kuhm-vent, sur-kuhm-vent ]SEE DEFINITION OF circumvention

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Well, what can't be done by main courage, in war, must be done by circumvention.

In which there is no wound or defeat or circumvention so long as thou fleest not.

From the day an animal is born, instinct and training are bent toward the circumvention of enemies.

And even in dreams her genius invented fresh expedients, wrote notes of apology, or made speeches of circumvention.

One worthy deed, however, he did perform: he publicly burned the Bill for the Circumvention of the Flamp, amid deafening applause.

These secret methods called into exercise counter means as those of circumvention.

Manifold and ingenious, indeed, are the devices of the law for purposes of circumvention!

Now in this latter attempt, the subtilty of his circumvention, hath indirectly obtained the former.

He had a vigorous ally in my mother, who brought her own bright wits to bear on the circumvention of the enemy.

I wager he is easy enough to be caught by circumvention—put me in the open with him.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin circumventionem (nominative circumventio), noun of action from past participle stem of circumvenire "to get around" (see circumvent).

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