GRE Word List

CIRCUMVENT

outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around

The meaning of the word circumvent is outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around.

Random words

WordMeaning
compatibleharmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
inopportuneuntimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
inductivepertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
embroilthrow into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
unisonunity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
checkstop motion; curb or restrain
regimentmilitary unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
foresightability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
rectifyset right; correct; CF. rect-: right
dislodgeremove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge