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Vocabulary - SAT, TOEFL, GRE Test Preparation
2.2 circum: around

Directions: The following questions are related to words with the prefix "circum", which means "around". Match the words with their definitions. After you verify the answers, write the words, their definitions, and example sentences using the words on a sheet of paper.
Q 1: Travel around.
circumscribe
circumflex
circumstance
circumnavigate

Q 2: A mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation.
circumnavigate
circumvent
circumstance
circumflex

Q 3: Detail accompanying or surrounding an event, as in a narrative or series of events.
circumvent
circumstance
circumflex
circumnavigate

Q 4: The boundary line of a circle.
circumference
circumstance
circumflex
circumnavigate

Q 5: A roundabout way of saying something.
circumlocution
circumstance
circumnavigate
circumflex

Q 6: To go around; bypass.
circumvent
circumflex
circumscribe
circumstance

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