Vocabulary Mapping

Watchers - Dean Koontz

Circumvent

Page 154, Verb


¨So who would pay for such sensitive defense information if not U.S. or the Soviets? Some third-world dictator looking for a way to circumvent the nuclear capabilities of the most powerful countries? The Francis Project might give some pocket Hitler that edge, elevate him to a world power, and he might pay well for it¨.


Dictionary: The definition of circumvent is to overcome (a problem or difficulty), typically in a clever and surreptitious way.


Own Definition: Something you avoid in a brilliant way so you don't get into big trouble.


Synonyms:

- Avoid

- Prevent

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