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thwart
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • "They …." she said, and he heard the faint trembling of her voice, which was love and pain and indignation, "they’ve said for years that he rose by thwarting the ability of others, by leaving them no chance, and that …. that human incompetence was to his selfish interest…… But he …. it wasn’t obedience that he required of people."

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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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