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Synonyms for stymie
ˈstaɪ mi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stymie, stymy(noun)

    a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole

    Synonyms:
    stymy

  2. stymie, stymy(verb)

    a thwarting and distressing situation

    Synonyms:
    stymy

  3. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass(verb)

    hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

    "His brother blocked him at every turn"

    Synonyms:
    block up, lug, immobilize, seal off, obturate, handicap, jam, block off, close up, blank out, freeze, abash, obstruct, deflect, parry, embarrass, kibosh, draw a blank, hamper, hinder, impede, block, forget, stop, stuff, stymy, blockade, immobilise, bar, occlude, barricade, halt, choke up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    frustrate

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How to use stymie in a sentence?

  1. Craig Pirrong:

    The glut increases liquidity. Liquidity enhances optionality. Optionality creates value. Don't stymie this salutary development. Go with it. It will pay off in both the short term and the long term.

  2. John Paul Stevens:

    That decision — which I remain convinced was wrong and certainly was debatable — has provided the NRA with a propaganda weapon of immense power, overturning that decision via a constitutional amendment to get rid of the Second Amendment would be simple and would do more to weaken the NRA’s ability to stymie legislative debate and block constructive gun control legislation than any other available option.

  3. Matt Smith:

    A drop in refinery utilization in combination with super-strong imports helped to stymie the draw to crude.


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