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synonyms for run rings around

  • counter
  • curb
  • elude
  • frustrate
  • hinder
  • nullify
  • prevent
  • thwart
  • baffle
  • balk
  • beat
  • bilk
  • bollix
  • buffalo
  • check
  • checkmate
  • crab
  • cramp
  • crimp
  • dash
  • defeat
  • disappoint
  • disconcert
  • ditch
  • dodge
  • duck
  • faze
  • juke
  • outwit
  • rattle
  • restrain
  • shake
  • skip
  • stop
  • stymie
  • foul up
  • get around
  • give the run-around
  • give the slip
  • hang up
  • run circles around
  • shake off
  • shuffle off
  • throw monkey wrench in
  • upset the apple cart
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antonyms for run rings around

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  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • help
  • abet
  • calm
  • face
  • inspirit
  • liberate
  • lose
  • meet
  • placate
  • release
  • soothe
  • surrender
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How to use run rings around in a sentence

Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
This, however, did not apply to the waters lying directly around the Poloe and Flatland groups.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
While they were doing this, he assembled the officers around him, and the meaning of our night march was explained to us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The grass had a delightful fragrance, like new-mown hay, and was neatly wound around the tunnel, like the inside of a bird's-nest.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
They cultivated a few plants around their wigwams, and cured a few pounds for their own use.
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