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thwart
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Because she hated herself, she hated them all with the fury of the thwarted and humiliated love of sixteen.
  • But now she knew her feelings of that long-past night were those of a spoiled child thwarted of a toy.
  • Scarlett raged at both Frank and Mammy, then was reduced to begging and finally cried all one morning like a furious thwarted child.

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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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