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thwart
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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to prevent something
  • Mr. Brinker-Smith found the twins' methods of thwarting his various inventions "fascinating"; he was i true scientist—the failures of his experiments were almost as interesting to him as his successes, and his determination to press forward, with more and more twin-inspired inventions, was resolute.
    p. 157.5

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