Coupon Accepted Successfully!

Flash Cards

Open Flashcards

knowledge and wisdom

73 out of 94
(v) to draw a circle around; to limit within a circular boundary. Origin: L circum, circle + scribere, to write Poverty circumscribes the dreams of a man. A destitute man who does not even know whether he will be able to get his next meal cannot dream much beyond getting enough to eat each day and a roof over his head. The Prime Minister chose most of his sycophants as Ministers to circumscribe the authority of his rival leader in the party.