circumvent

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  • Great was their joy at the thought that at last their enemy was circumvented. Cited from Australian Legendary Tales, by K. L. Parker
  • If he could not kill the devil, at least he could circumvent him. Cited from Painted Windows, by Harold Begbie
  • In a few cases, some very unusual ways of circumventing the problem have been recorded.
  • I've circumvented the enemy too often not to know how to get up a plot. Cited from Varney the Vampire, by Thomas Preskett Prest
  • The direct route to be taken was under fire and had to be circumvented. Cited from Fields of Victory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • "And when he circumvents his enemies in the war, does he not do well?" Cited from The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates, by Xenophon
  • It was too hot to circumvent him again, and his looking at me could not hurt me. Cited from The Reflections of Ambrosine, by Elinor Glyn
  • He seems to spend his time trying to circumvent my plans. Cited from Katrine, by Enilor Macartney Lane
  • This problem would be circumvented if the output could be distributed n times instead of only once.
  • This data does not include trade conducted through third countries to circumvent the trade embargo.
  • The company has been suspected by some as sometimes helping foreign citizens circumvent their local tax laws.
  • Japanese residents living in America sought various ways to circumvent the alien land laws.
  • Living in a Guest House is one way to circumvent these problems.
  • In England such accusations against a young woman or girl may easily be circumvented. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • He saw this mind-set as a defense mechanism that needed to be circumvented.
  • If they attack a spring, they try to circumvent it by some circuitous route. Cited from Draining for Profit: and Draining for Health, by George E. Waring
  • The second rule is used to circumvent the first rule.
  • I know what you intend to do, and you know that I mean to circumvent you. Cited from The Inner Shrine, by Basil King
  • So he set about circumventing France by other means. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, March 1915
  • What will these people do, how will they circumvent this awkwardness? Cited from The Craft of Fiction, by Percy Lubbock
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