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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A thwarting and distressing situation; A situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole v. - Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.

Usage examples (38)
  • Why are you trying to stymie all my efforts?
  • Sony has admitted to the Economist that certain Japanese executives tried to "stymie" his new vision for the Company.
  • Does it stymie -- and David Gergen is back with us now.
  • The hope is that it would help stymie potential thieves. for more
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