circumduco

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Etymology[edit]

From circum (around) + dūcō (lead).

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present active circumdūcō, present infinitive circumdūcere, perfect active circumdūxī, supine circumductum

  1. I lead or draw around; show around.
  2. (figuratively) I deceive, cheat, impose upon, mislead.
  3. (figuratively) I prolong, speak in a roundabout manner.
  4. (figuratively, of a sound) I drawl out.
  5. (figuratively, law) I draw a line around a law; cancel, annul, abrogate.

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References[edit]

  • circumduco in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879