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- n. Alternative spelling of stymie.
- v. Alternative spelling of stymie.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
- n. a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole
- n. a thwarting and distressing situation
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Don't ever allow the NObama administration to stymy your investigation.
How can anyone trust David 'charlatan' Cameron and nick 'deceitful' Clegg again after they have systematically lied and pulled the wool over peoples eyes over the catastrophic and idealogical driven cuts that will stymy any hope if economic recovery and will hurt peoples living standards harder than at any time in Britain's history.
This could stymy Democrats 'hopes to pass some last progressive legislation before the Republican tide rolls in.
Well, Wolffe said, it might be "a case of the agencies having so much rivalry between them that they were more determined to stymy each other or the centralized system rather than the terrorist threat."
This could stymy Democrats' hopes to pass some last progressive legislation before the Republican tide rolls in.
I mean, if the GOP wants to try to use pure rhetorical radar chaff to stymy Democratic bills, the Dems had better learn to respond by simply flinging it back at them.
• National Institute of Health policies that favor pharmaceutical-company funded research, and stymy research into integrative treatments
So, I guess, it's important not to stymy yourself ahead of time for some imagined audience.
The "global warming" excuse that Congres is using to stymy energy production, and the slowing of our economy is directly related to the insane push for a sudden switch to "renewable clean" energy.
Having the Republicans yet again try to stymy a bipartisan consensus will not go over well.