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Thwart means to frustrate or successfully oppose.

Thwart is a verb.

Synonyms: hinder, inhibit, prevent, cross, foil, circumvent, obstruct, frustrate.

Antonyms: abet, help, support, aid, encourage.

Note: Thwart can also be a noun meaning a seat across a boat especially one that is used by a rower.

Sample Usage

I tried to finish the project documentation but my attempts were thwarted at every turn.

Mr.Ravi's efforts to thwart my plans inadvertently ended up helping me.

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