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thwart
used in Of Human Bondage

2 uses
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Definition
to prevent something
  • She was not so sure as her husband that they did right in thwarting so strong an inclination.
    39-40 — Chapters 39-40 (13% in)
  • THAT uses the individual for its own ends, trampling upon him if he thwarts it, rewarding him with medals, pensions, honours, when he serves it faithfully; THIS, strong only in his independence, threads his way through the state, for convenience' sake, paying in money or service for certain benefits, but with no sense of obligation; and, indifferent to the rewards, asks only to be left alone.
    53-54 — Chapters 53-54 (43% in)

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