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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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Rhymes 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

How do you pronounce thwart?

Pronounce thwart as θwɔrt.

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Sentences with 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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