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thwart
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

2 uses
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Definition
to prevent something
  • They prepared to send a report to the mainland, only to be thwarted by the presence of Mr. Curtain on the plaza.
    p. 205.5
  • Now here they stood, thwarted, while precious seconds ticked away.
    p. 338.1

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