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Thwarting


3 dicționare găsite pentru thwarting
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Thwart \Thwart\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thwarted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Thwarting.]
     1. To move across or counter to; to cross; as, an arrow
        thwarts the air. [Obs.]
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              Swift as a shooting star
              In autumn thwarts the night.          --Milton.
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     2. To cross, as a purpose; to oppose; to run counter to; to
        contravene; hence, to frustrate or defeat.
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              If crooked fortune had not thwarted me. --Shak.
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              The proposals of the one never thwarted the
              inclinations of the other.            --South.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  thwarting
       adj : preventing realization or attainment of a desire [syn: frustrating,
              frustrative]
       n : an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts [syn: frustration,
            foiling]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "thwarting":
     annulment, bafflement, balk, balking, buck-passing, cancellation,
     check, checkmate, circumvention, confounding, counterbalancing,
     defeat, discomfiture, disconcertion, elusion, evasion, foil,
     foiling, frustration, getting around, getting round, invalidation,
     neutralization, nullification, offsetting, outguessing,
     outmaneuvering, outwitting, passing the buck, the runaround,
     the slip, undoing, upset, vitiation, voiding  
     

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