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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Obstruct; frustrate.

Usage examples (38)
  • It hurts to thwart the reflexes of grab, of clutch; to love and let go again and again.
  • How exactly did Barney Frank "thwart" reform of Fannie & Freddie?
  • Mugabe spoke about a "vicious onslaught" by his overseas critics, saying they were trying to "thwart" the country from importing food.
  • He said he doesn't want the remark to be used to "thwart" their relationship. for more
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