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thwarting

 
Adjective thwarting has 1 sense
  1. frustrating, frustrative, thwarting - preventing realization or attainment of a desire
    Antonym: permissive (indirect, via preventive)
Noun thwarting has 1 sense
  1. frustration, thwarting, foiling - an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts
    --1 is a kind of hindrance, interference
    Derived form: verb thwart1
Verb thwart has 1 sense
  1. 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
    Derived forms: noun thwarter1, noun thwarting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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