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thwart
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Moby Dick
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  • He had lighted with such energy upon a thwart of his boat that his ivory leg had received a half-splintering shock.

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  • "I assume you did it to thwart me," Ty said.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • The time spent denying coverage, arguing, dismissing, thwarting—surely it was more trouble than simply granting her parents access to the right care.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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