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circumscribing

verb
present participle of circumscribe

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1 to set bounds or an upper limit for
  • circumscribed his enthusiasm so as not to make the losing side feel worse

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2 to mark the limits of
  • Lake Michigan circumscribes the city of Chicago on the east

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“Circumscribing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/circumscribing. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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