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  Words related to thwart

Related / Similar Words: cross thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk

 

Definition:
  • a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat;
  • hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth''s amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent";

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    See Also: double cross

     

    Hyponyms: disappoint, let down, dash, short-circuit, ruin

     

    Part Meronyms: dinghy, dory, rowboat

     

    Derivational Morphology: frustration, defeat, thwarting, foiling, cross, crown of thorns, obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarter

     

     
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