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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frustration, thwarting, foilingadjective

    an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts

    Synonyms:
    frustration, defeat, foiling

    Antonyms:
    permissive

  2. frustrating, frustrative, thwartingadjective

    preventing realization or attainment of a desire

    Synonyms:
    frustrative, frustrating

    Antonyms:
    permissive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thwarting":

    aborting, foiling

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How to use thwarting in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    We have operated with impressive success in thwarting Iran from establishing a military foothold in Syria, in the framework of which the military has struck hundreds of times against Iranian and Hezbollah targets, in the last 36 hours alone, the air force struck storage facilities with Iranian weapons at the Damascus International Airport. The bulk of recent attacks show how we are more committed than ever to act against Iran in Syria, as we promised.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The campaign that we oversee plays out daily, in complex arenas, under myriad threats that recur without respite. This requires us to be constantly prepared to fight in secret, anytime and anywhere necessary. The service is charged with this effort and there is no option, but to win this war every day, we, the personnel of the ISA, have a very significant responsibility in defending the State of Israel and its inhabitants, in thwarting and blocking terrorist threats and in upholding democracy. We will continue to do this our way – with courage, wisdom, determination, innovation, dedication, and relevancy.

  3. Devin Nunes:

    The report, which will include minority views if the minority submits them, presents the comprehensive results of what the Committee has learned during its fourteen-month-long investigation, and will be useful in thwarting any attempts by Russia or any other foreign powers to further meddle in U.S. elections.

  4. Grant Rumley:

    It's a blatant power grab at a time when he knows he can get away with it, from Abbas's standpoint, this is his way of both thwarting his rivals in Hamas and securing his Fatah party's hold on the Palestinian Authority once he is gone.

  5. Sue Grafton:

    It never pays to deal with the flyweights of the world. They take far too much pleasure in thwarting you at every turn.

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