What is the opposite of circumvent?

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Opposite of to find a way around (an obstacle)
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Opposite of to avoid or circumvent (an obstacle or problem)
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(of an action or event) Opposite of to prevent from happening
“Despite the best efforts of the protestors, the politicians would expedite the ratification of the new law.”
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Opposite of to keep away from something
“I decided to confront my mother-in-law in an effort to overcome my pentheraphobia.”
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Opposite of to stop oneself from doing something
“Since nobody else would, he took it upon himself to initiate a conversation.”
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Opposite of to succeed in avoiding or eluding someone or something dangerous or unpleasant
“People with diabetes are two times more likely to suffer a heart attack than those without it.”
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Opposite of to escape or avoid narrowly
“We will get stuck amongst the dense crowd of people when it starts to get busy.”
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Opposite of to surround
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Opposite of move in a circle
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Opposite of to prevent oneself from
“I indulge myself once a month by eating ice-cream.”
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Opposite of to pass and go round (something)
“There's a break in the fence at some gates on the left side of the road after you pass the corner where the road changes its name.”
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