Circumvent

Circumvent (transitive verb) :to manage to get around especially by ingenuity or stratagem

From¬†A Rose For Emily:¬†“By the time it was a cabal, and we were all Miss Emily’s allies to help circumvent the cousins”

In the passage, it talks about getting rid of the cousins. Circumvent means to get around the cousins, to avoid them.

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