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  Words related to circumvent

Related / Similar Words: hedge, fudge, evade, put off, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in

 

Definition:
  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully";
  • beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors";
  • surround so as to force to give up; "The Turks besieged Vienna";

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    Hyponyms: quibble, blockade, seal off, ebb

     

    Grouped Verbs: beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

     

    Derivational Morphology: dodge, dodging, scheme, dodger, fox, slyboots, avoidance, turning away, shunning, evasion, escape, circumvention, hedge, hedging, hedger, equivocator, besieger

     

     
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