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circumvent
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Persuasion
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  • You may guess, therefore, that the news he heard from his friend could not be very agreeable, and you may guess what it produced; the resolution of coming back to Bath as soon as possible, and of fixing himself here for a time, with the view of renewing his former acquaintance, and recovering such a footing in the family as might give him the means of ascertaining the degree of his danger, and of circumventing the lady if he found it material.

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  • The President circumvented Congress by appointing the U.N. Ambassador after the Senate adjourned for the summer.
  • The company circumvented the regulation by replacing regular employees with contractors and part-timers.

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