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stymie
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Momentarily stymied, Harry watched Ginny Weasley playing with Arnold the Pygmy Puff for a while before seeing a way around this objection.

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  • Treatment for drug addiction is often stymied by unaddressed psychiatric conditions that underlie the addiction.
  • Education initiatives are too often stymied by a culture that doesn’t adequately value education.

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