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synonyms for snookered

  • choke off
  • crimp
  • foil
  • impede
  • obstruct
  • stall
  • stonewall
  • thwart
  • balk
  • block
  • confound
  • corner
  • crab
  • cramp
  • defeat
  • mystify
  • nonplus
  • pigeonhole
  • prevent
  • puzzle
  • shelve
  • snooker
  • stump
  • cramp one's style
  • cut off
  • dead-end
  • give the runaround
  • hang fire
  • hang-up
  • hold off
  • hold up
  • put on back burner
  • put on hold
  • throw a monkey wrench into

antonyms for snookered

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  • abet
  • advance
  • aid
  • assist
  • forward
  • help
  • support
  • allow
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • explicate
  • let go
  • release
  • encourage
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How to use snookered in a sentence

A player is “snookered” if his ball is so placed that he cannot hit a ball on which he is compelled to play.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 7VARIOUS
He went to bed wondering how he'd ever let himself get snookered into the deal.
FIRST ON THE MOONJEFF SUTTON
At a first view it appeared that I was rather badly snookered.
THE CITY IN THE CLOUDSC. RANGER GULL
There was a time when a remark like that would have had me snookered.
RIGHT HO, JEEVESP. G. WODEHOUSE
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