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stymie
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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Definition
to prevent something
  • More than one man has died needlessly in demonstration of the truth in that saw, both criminals who should not have been drawn on, and policemen who drew and were not ready to shoot or, stymied by their partisanship with the human race, failed to shoot in time.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (2% in)

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