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as in to traverse
to travel completely around the first ship to circumnavigate the globe

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as in to bypass
to avoid by going around we can circumnavigate the traffic jam if we take the next exit

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“Circumnavigate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/circumnavigate. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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