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1. thwart

verb. ['θˈwɔrt'] hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of.

Synonyms

  • forestall
  • foreclose
  • bilk
  • frustrate
  • short-circuit
  • prevent
  • disappoint
  • baffle
  • ruin
  • dash
  • preclude
  • let down
  • spoil
  • scotch
  • forbid
  • queer
  • foil

Antonyms

  • attack
  • admit
  • let
  • enchant

Etymology

  • þvert (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Thwart

  • underreport
  • transport
  • misreport
  • teleport
  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • extort
  • distort
  • contort
  • consort
  • comport
  • support
  • resort
  • report
  • purport
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • laporte
  • laforte
  • import
  • exhort
  • escort
  • deport
  • cavort
  • zwart
  • swart

Example sentences of the word thwart


1. Verb, base form
If God has chosen something or someone, no mere mortal has the power to thwart that choice.

2. thwart

noun. ['θˈwɔrt'] a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat.

Synonyms

  • dory
  • dinghy
  • rowboat
  • cross thwart

Antonyms

  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold
  • refrain

Etymology

  • þvert (Old Norse)
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