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  Words related to stymie

Related / Similar Words: obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymy, embarrass

 

Definition:
  • a thwarting and distressing situation;
  • a situation in golf where an opponent''s ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole;
  • hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn";

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    Hyponyms: stonewall, filibuster, check, hang, bottleneck

     

    Derivational Morphology: obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymy, embarrass, hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap, obstruction, blockage, closure, occlusion, obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarter

     

     
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