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thwart
used in Dracula

4 uses
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Definition
to prevent something
  • It is a very strange thing, this sleep-walking, for as soon as her will is thwarted in any physical way, her intention, if there be any, disappears, and she yields herself almost exactly to the routine of her life.
    Chapter 7 (87% in)
  • There is grim purpose in what I do, and I warn you that you do not thwart me.
    Chapter 10 (91% in)
  • Surely there is some horrible doom hanging over us that every possible accident should thwart us in all we try to do.
    Chapter 11 (77% in)
  • You have aided in thwarting me.
    Chapter 21 (96% in)

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