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thwart
used in Lonesome Dove

2 uses
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Definition
to prevent something
  • She remembered how it pleased her to thwart them—to make them realize that her measure was different from theirs.
    Chapters 91-92 (86% in)
  • It seemed so wrong to her, and raised such anger in her, that for a moment she was almost tempted to shoot Call, just to thwart Gus.
    Chapters 101-102 (33% in)

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