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synonyms for stymies

  • 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 run around
  • hang fire
  • hang up
  • hold off
  • hold up
  • put on back burner
  • put on hold
  • throw a monkey wrench into
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antonyms for stymies

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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 stymies in a sentence

The fact which must be driven home is that some stymies are negotiable and others are not—not by any player or by any method.
THE COMPLETE GOLFER [1905]HARRY VARDON
If the ball that stymies you is on the lip and your own is three yards away, it is obvious that you cannot pitch over it.
THE COMPLETE GOLFER [1905]HARRY VARDON
If the balls are much more than a foot apart, the "follow-through method" of playing stymies is almost certain to fail.
THE COMPLETE GOLFER [1905]HARRY VARDON
I maintain that in the nature of things most ordinary stymies, when played in the manner which I advocate, are very easy.
THE SOUL OF GOLFPERCY ADOLPHUS VAILE
An interesting case was quoted to me some time since of the success a man achieved in lofting over stymies, and the reason why.
THE HAPPY GOLFERHENRY LEACH
Eight of ten stymies should present no more difficulty than an ordinary put.
THE SOUL OF GOLFPERCY ADOLPHUS VAILE
There is one remark which James Braid makes about stymies which I should like to refer to here.
THE SOUL OF GOLFPERCY ADOLPHUS VAILE
I believe it is the law that there are no stymies in a three-ball match.
THE MAN WHO ROSE AGAINJOSEPH HOCKING
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