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circumscribe
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
to restrict something within set limits; or draw a circle around or surround
  • She knew that they were waiting like wolves just outside the circumscribing light, but she had long spells of power to keep them in hungry subjection there.
    4 — The Consequence (58% in)

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