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circumscribe
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Candide
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  • ...makes the Messiah take a great pair of compasses from the armoury of heaven to circumscribe His work?

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  • I will not let their expectations circumscribe how I live my life.
  • It seemed to have been constructed for no especial use in itself, but formed merely the interval between two of the colossal supports of the roof of the catacombs, and was backed by one of their circumscribing walls of solid granite.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado

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