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Noun thwart has 1 sense
- thwart, cross thwart - a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat
--1 is a kind of crosspiece
--1 is a part of dinghy, dory, rowboat
Verb thwart has 1 sense
- thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
--1 is one way to prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
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