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thwart

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of thwart

  1. to prevent from achieving a goal a coalition of grassroots organizations thwarted the company's efforts to get approval for a new power plant Synonyms of thwart baffle, balk, beat, checkmate, discomfit, foil, frustrateWords Related to thwart bar, block, clog, encumber, fetter, hamper, handicap, hinder, hobble, hold back, impede, inhibit, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackle, tie up, trammel; arrest, check, halt, set back, short-circuit, stall, stop; avert, forestall, obviate, preclude, prevent; negate, neutralize, nullify; counteract, offset; conquer, defeat, overcomeNear Antonyms of thwart abet, aid, assist; ease, facilitate, smoothAntonyms of thwart advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nurture, promote

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to suppress quietly or indirectly

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