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Synonyms for circle

Synonyms for circle

a closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

a course, process, or journey that ends where it began or repeats itself

a group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement

a particular social group

to move or cause to move in circles or around an axis

Synonyms for circle

ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length

something approximating the shape of a circle

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movement once around a course

a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

street names for flunitrazepan

a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house

any circular or rotating mechanism


move in circles

form a circle around


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The DUP are circling the wagons but they cannot do that forever.
As a crisis communications professional, I believe the self-serving statement from Syracuse University is a sign that university officials are circling the wagons and making the very same mistakes that Penn State made in the wake of that scandal.
Michael owen revealed the England squad were metaphorically circling the wagons around Sven-Goran Eriksson as he insisted the Swede's achievements stood comparison with any coach in the game, writes Mark Bradley.
But even when black leaders do commit egregious offenses, black newspapers tend to respond by circling the wagons in their defense.
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are circling the wagons under attack from Ed Miliband's Labour.
Another resource is the book by Carol Lynn Pearson, "No More Goodbyes: Circling the Wagons Around Our Gay Loved Ones" -- http://www.
I'm watching a lot of people circling the wagons,'' Berman said, adding that the league ``would never have taken the kind of action we have taken if we didn't exhaust all possibilities and make sure we were in the right.