Circumventive
Circumventive Cir`cum*vent"ive, a. Tending to circumvent; deceiving by artifices; deluding. [1913 Webster]

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  • circumventive — adjective evading or overcoming some protective measure. A circumventive unauthorised user was accessing secure information …   Wiktionary

  • circumventive — See circumventer. * * * …   Universalium

  • circumventive — circumventˈive adjective Deceiving by artifices • • • Main Entry: ↑circumvent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Insidious — In*sid i*ous, a. [L. insidiosus, fr. insidiae an ambush, fr. insidere to sit in; pref. in + sedere to sit: cf. F. insidieux. See {Sit}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Lying in wait; watching an opportunity to insnare or entrap; deceitful; sly; treacherous;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Insidiously — Insidious In*sid i*ous, a. [L. insidiosus, fr. insidiae an ambush, fr. insidere to sit in; pref. in + sedere to sit: cf. F. insidieux. See {Sit}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Lying in wait; watching an opportunity to insnare or entrap; deceitful; sly;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Insidiousness — Insidious In*sid i*ous, a. [L. insidiosus, fr. insidiae an ambush, fr. insidere to sit in; pref. in + sedere to sit: cf. F. insidieux. See {Sit}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Lying in wait; watching an opportunity to insnare or entrap; deceitful; sly;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ozonide — is an unstable, reactive polyatomic anion O3−, derived from ozone, or an organic compound similar to organic peroxide formed by a reaction of ozone with an unsaturated compound. Contents 1 Inorganic ozonides 2 Organic ozonides 3 See also …   Wikipedia

  • circumvent — circumventer, circumventor, n. circumvention, n. circumventive, adj. /serr keuhm vent , serr keuhm vent /, v.t. 1. to go around or bypass: to circumvent the lake; to circumvent the real issues. 2. to avoid (defeat …   Universalium

  • circumvent — verb a) to avoid or get around something; to bypass b) to surround or besiege See Also: circumvention, circumventive …   Wiktionary

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