stymie


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to prevent from accomplishing a purpose

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a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole

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a thwarting and distressing situation

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Analysts in Indonesia are of the view that new insurance laws will not stymie growth of M&As in the nation.
Just when Bova has his readers' interest piqued, he explains how funding shortages stymie astrobiologists' work.
Also, the cameras might easily stymie passengers who aren't security risks; think customs or immigration.
At least one constitutional law scholar doubted that Hollywood -- the defendant -- would be able to stymie Hollywood -- the industry -- from telling his story.
Numerous studies have shown that many kinds of cancer cells overproduce this caspase inhibitor, apparently to stymie the cellular-suicide program called apoptosis.
Epidemics such as severe acute respiratory syndrome and mad cow disease make headlines around the world and stymie epidemiologists and physicians.
The Army Corps showed further signs of trying to stymie research by dumping dirt and rocks on the site where Kennewick Man was found.
The decision could help stymie future attempts to control speech in the name of day-to-day business regulation.