circumvent(redirected from circumventive)
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circumventverb avoid doing, be cunning, be sly, beguile, bypass, circonvenir, circumscribere, cloak, conceal, confuse, contravene, contrive, counteract, counterwork, cover, deceive, defeat, defraud, delude, disrupt, elude, escape, evade, foil, hoax, mislead, outreach, outwit, pettifog, practice chicanery, prevaricate, proceed by stratagem, scheme, swindle, thwart, tourner la loi, traverse, trick
Associated concepts: circumvent the law
See also: betray, bilk, border, bound, deceive, dupe, escape, evade, illude, overreach, pettifog, prevent, shun