circumvent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word circumvent
circle + prevent => to form a CIRCLE or a boundary around the target so as to OUTSMART your opponent. lyk abhimanyu did!!!
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think all knows the story of ganesh who goes around the parents (shiva and parvati circularly) . he outsmarted muruga and got the sacred mango. circum (in a circle) vent (went around) for mango
he WENT tru the situation by AVOIDing it
circum (circle) + vent (went) = he went through the circle of fire!
CIR-CUM-VENT: imagine u r given a problem to solve by your SIR(CIR), u solve it fast and then tell him to COME(CUM0, so that u show him the answer...in short u have outsmarted all ur friends, and are clever
CIRCUM(circular)+VENT(opening)...you have made a circular vent to FIND WAY(solve a problem or a difficulty)....
circum+went the person took an indirect path and went to kill the enenmy thus outsmarting him grrrrrrrrrrr......
How to circumvent a stupid angry professor, the student says Sir Come but the student is gone Went very cleverly and duped the stupid professor aghast (while the student was very clever and outsmarted the professor)