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circum-veniō vēnī, ventus, īre,

to come around, be around, encircle, encompass, surround: circumventi flammā, Cs.: Cocytos circumvenit, V.: planities locis paulo superioribus circumventa, S.: singulas urbīs, to go from city to city, S.—To surround, encompass, beset, invest: nostros, Cs.: consulem, N.: insontīs, S.: legio circumventa, L.— Fig., to encompass, beset, oppress, distress, afflict, overthrow: circumventus morbo te: aliquem per arbitrum, i. e. to lay hold of: potentis alicuius opibus circumveniri: falsis criminibus, S.: ab inimicis, S.: senem circumveniunt incommoda, H.—To deceive, cheat, defraud: circumventus pecuniā: per insidias ab eo circumveni, betrayed into an ambush, Cs.: fenore circumventa plebs, L.

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