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thwart
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

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Definition to prevent something
  • The woman of Pablo could feel her rage changing to sorrow and to a feeling of the thwarting of all hope and promise.
    Chapter 4 (98% in)
  • He did not know what this man had become with time, disappointment, bitterness both domestic and political, and thwarted ambition and that to question him was one of the most dangerous things that any man could do.
    Chapter 42 (29% in)

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