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  • noun Plural form of thwarting.

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Examples

  • If it is not feasible as a working writer to avoid or delay taking new initiatives or completing existing processes, eg sending out new proposals and submissions or signing contracts, leases, etc, try to accept complications or thwartings philosophically.

    Mercury – the writer’s patron symbol « Write Anything

  • Lately, the thwartings have indeed become more worthy of the title "pinpointed."

    Alan Dershowitz: Targeted Killing Is Working, So Why Is The Press Not Reporting It?

  • Instead, Lewis is permitted to live another day and dole out increasingly unlikely beatings, heroic-thwartings, and spittle-flecked madness.

    Cherie Priest » 2008 » February

  • Instead, Lewis is permitted to live another day and dole out increasingly unlikely beatings, heroic-thwartings, and spittle-flecked madness.

    The Signal

  • For Alfred and Emily, it seems, life is a series of thwartings, disappointments and regrets.

    Reimagined Lives

  • Instead, Lewis is permitted to live another day and dole out increasingly unlikely beatings, heroic-thwartings, and spittle-flecked madness.

    Cherie Priest » Blog Archive » The Signal

  • For Alfred and Emily, it seems, life is a series of thwartings, disappointments and regrets.

    Reimagined Lives

  • We must meet our disappointments, our thwartings, our persecutions, our malicious enemies, our provoking friends, our trials and temptations of every sort, with an active and experimental attitude of surrender and trust.

    Happiness Is … Simple Steps to a Life of Joy

  • We must meet our disappointments, our thwartings, our persecutions, our malicious enemies, our provoking friends, our trials and temptations of every sort, with an active and experimental attitude of surrender and trust.

    Happiness Is … Simple Steps to a Life of Joy

  • Tale, no lesse true then lamentable; which albeit it sorted to a successefull ending, yet notwithstanding, such and so many were the bitter thwartings, as hardly can I beleeve, that ever any sorrow was more joyfully sweetned.

    The Decameron

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