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(Cir`cum*stan"ti*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Circumstantiated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Circumstantiating
] [See Circumstantiating ]
1. To place in particular circumstances; to invest with particular accidents or adjuncts. [R.]
If the act were otherwise circumstantiated, it might will that freely which now it wills reluctantly.
2. To prove or confirm by circumstances; to enter into details concerning.
Neither will time permint to circumstantiate these particulars, which I have only touched in the general.
(Cir`cum*ter*ra"ne*ous) a. [Pref. circum- + L. terra earth.] Being or dwelling around
the earth. "Circumterraneous demouns." H. Hallywell.
(Cir`cum*un"du*late) v. t. [Pref. circum- + undulate.] To flow round, as waves. [R.]
(Cir`cum*val"late) v. t. [L. circumvallatus, p. p. of circumvallare to surround with a wall;
circum + vallare to wall, fr. vallum rampart.] To surround with a rampart or wall. Johnson.
1. Surrounded with a wall; inclosed with a rampart.
2. (Anat.) Surrounded by a ridge or elevation; as, the circumvallate papillæ, near the base of the tongue.
(Cir`cum*val*la"tion) n. (Mil.) (a) The act of surrounding with a wall or rampart. (b)
A line of field works made around a besieged place and the besieging army, to protect the camp of the
besiegers against the attack of an enemy from without.
(Cir`cum*vec"tion) n. [L. circumvectio; circum + vehere to carry.] The act of carrying
anything around, or the state of being so carried.
(Cir`cum*vent") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Circumvented; p. pr. vb. n. Circumventing.] [L. circumventis,
p. p. of circumvenire, to come around, encompass, deceive; circum + venire to come, akin to E. come.]
To gain advantage over by arts, stratagem, or deception; to decieve; to delude; to get around.
I circumvented whom I could not gain.
(Cir`cum*ven"tion) n. [L. circumventio.] The act of prevailing over another by arts,
address, or fraud; deception; fraud; imposture; delusion.
A school in which he learns sly circumvention.
(Cir`cum*vent"ive) a. Tending to circumvent; deceiving by artifices; deluding.
(Cir`cum*vent"or) n. [L.] One who circumvents; one who gains his purpose by cunning.
(Cir`cum*vest") v. t. [L. circumvestire; circum + vestire to clothe.] To cover round, as with
a garment; to invest. [Obs.]
Circumvested with much prejudice.
Sir H. Wotton.
(Cir*cum"vo*lant) a. [L. circumvolans, p. pr. See Circumvolation.] Flying around.
The circumvolant troubles of humanity.