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synonyms for thwarting

  • circumvent
  • counter
  • curb
  • defeat
  • foil
  • frustrate
  • impede
  • obstruct
  • oppose
  • prevent
  • stymie
  • baffle
  • balk
  • beat
  • bilk
  • check
  • confuse
  • crab
  • cramp
  • crimp
  • cross
  • dash
  • disappoint
  • ditch
  • dodge
  • duck
  • match
  • outwit
  • pit
  • queer
  • restrain
  • ruin
  • scotch
  • skin
  • snafu
  • trammel
  • upset
  • double-cross
  • foul up
  • give the slip
  • hold up
  • louse up
  • play off
  • take down
  • take wind out of
  • upset one's apple cart
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antonyms for thwarting

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  • abet
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • help
  • support
  • clear up
  • delight
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • face
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • lose
  • make happy
  • meet
  • order
  • please
  • release
  • separate
  • straighten
  • forward
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How to use thwarting in a sentence

Meanwhile, the Covid-19 pandemic has crushed the airline industry, prompting airlines to cancel orders for the Max and thwarting Boeing’s plans to quickly reverse its losses.
FAA GIVES BOEING 737 MAX THE GREEN LIGHT TO FLY AGAIN, SHARES SOARKDUNN6NOVEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
So, if you want a post-apocalyptic story that thwarts the expectations of the dystopian genre, here it is — with a slice of artisanal cheese.
JONATHAN LETHEM’S ‘THE ARREST’ IMAGINES A KINDER, GENTLER APOCALYPSERON CHARLESNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
After Bill Hamid thwarted Quioto’s header and Gressel and Quioto missed excellent opportunities, United reclaimed the lead in the 33rd minute.
D.C. UNITED GETS THE HELP IT NEEDS BUT CAN’T HELP ITSELF TO AN MLS PLAYOFF BERTHSTEVEN GOFFNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That project—which includes a strong focus on ending voter suppression—has been her singular focus since her thwarted bid for the governor’s mansion two years ago.
HOW STACEY ABRAMS AND OTHER GEORGIA ACTIVISTS LAID THE GROUNDWORK FOR 2020EHINCHLIFFENOVEMBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
The trio of tomes invites thwarted travelers to stack volumes on the coffee table, settle into the sofa and turn the pages of our planet.
NO TRAVEL PLANS? TRY THREE NEW BOOKS ABOUT THE NEXUS OF TRAVEL AND DESIGN.REBECCA POWERSNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
On both 2016 and 2018, attempts to put a similar reform on the ballot were thwarted by procedural maneuvers and labor negotiations within City Hall.
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Facing me dead-on now, he was blocking my path, and for the first time since my thwarted glimpse, I looked at him.
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We won’t know where the system’s weakest points are until consoles are sitting under TVs in real world situations where even the best-laid cooling plans can be thwarted by dust or other environmental variables.
WATCH SONY CRACK OPEN A PS5 CONSOLESTAN HORACZEKOCTOBER 7, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Now, though, labor leaders feel they are on the cusp of achieving many of their long-thwarted goals.
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Adults could thwart that exploration by putting their own rules upon them.
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WORDS RELATED TO THWARTING

  • disappointment
  • discomfiture
  • downfall
  • failure
  • foil
  • loss
  • rebuff
  • repulse
  • reversal
  • reverse
  • setback
  • thwarting
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