Circumstantiate to Cithara

(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.
State Trials

(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.

(Cir`cum*val"late) a.

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.
G. Macdonald.

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