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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of circumvolve.


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  • It circumvolved all affairs in an atmosphere of mystery; it clouded all things with the dust and ashes of distrust.

    The Story of a Mine Bret Harte 1869

  • What, then, are you and I but sentient units in one great evolving process of life-activity and thought; and yet so circumvolved in that process that the impulse, which we irradiate from the point of our single particular seat of energy and feeling, thrills through the vast spheres of human purpose and endeavor, and raises the standard of truth or forwards the advance of enlightened order like each rhythmic melody is gathered in the mightier confluence of chime and strain to swell the torrent of a mighty symphony.

    Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence The Best Speeches Delivered by the Negro from the days of Slavery to the Present Time Various 1905


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