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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.
circumnavigate
circumscribe
circumstance
circumflex

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

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

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

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

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

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