Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of circumvolve.

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Examples

  • WNCN was playing a Haydn string quartet for us, and outside there was nothing more spectacular to watch than the cars on the West Side Highway and the joggers circumvolving the park.

    The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza

  • In a few moments the camp would be aroused by shouts and execrations, and the spectacle of Jinny tearing by at a frightful pace, with the stranger clinging with his arms around her neck, afraid to slip off, from terror of her circumvolving heels, and vainly imploring assistance.

    Drift from Two Shores

  • Pendennis's way than in anybody's else, for he and Blanche, whilst executing their rapid gyrations, came bolt up against the heavy dragoon and his lady, and with such force that the centre of gravity was lost by all four of the circumvolving bodies; Captain Broadfoot and Miss Roundle were fairly upset, as was Pen himself, who was less lucky than his partner Miss Amory, who was only thrown upon a bench against a wall.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Whisks the fair circumvolving Miss Addie De Laine.

    Complete Poetical Works

  • Whisks the fair circumvolving Miss Addie De Laine.

    East and West Poems

  • But they were more in Pendennis’s way than in anybody’s else, for he and Blanche, whilst executing their rapid gyrations, came bolt up against the heavy dragoon and his lady, and with such force that the centre of gravity was lost by all four of the circumvolving bodies; Captain Broadfoot and Miss

    The History of Pendennis

  • "'Borrow can't write anything dull enough for your set; I wonder how I ever married one of them,' -- I hope and trust you will not cancel the paper, for we can't afford to lose a scrap of your queer sparkle and 'thousand bright daughters circumvolving.'

    The Life of George Borrow

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