Word of the day
Meaning: to walk or go about or around.
1.) It takes 5 minutes to circumambulate the temple.
2.) In the evening, hundreds of pilgrims circumambulate the stupa.
3.) Only a priest can circumambulate an altar.
Circumambulate comes from 2 root words `circum’ which means `around’ and `ambulate’ which means `to walk’.
1.) Circumscribe: to draw a line around; encircle.
Example: to circumscribe a city on a map.
2.) Circumlocution: a roundabout or indirect way of speaking.
Example: It was always when you most wanted a direct answer that Greenfield came up with a circumlocution.
1.) Amble (verb): to go at a slow, easy pace.
(Noun): a stroll.
Example: Elder people are seen ambling in the park every evening.
2.) Shamble (verb): to walk or go awkwardly; shuffle.
Example: He picked up the pace into a ragged shamble.