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CIRCUMSCRIBE

limit; confine; draw a line around

Essential English Words with Meanin...
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3

The meaning of the word circumscribe is limit; confine; draw a line around.

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behemothhuge creature; something of monstrous size or power
mayheminjury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
dossierfile of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
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graduatedarranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
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