thwart / θwɔrt /


thwart4 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to oppose successfully; prevent from accomplishing a purpose.
  2. to frustrate or baffle.
  3. Archaic. to extend across.
n. 名词 noun
  1. a seat across a boat, especially one used by a rower.
  2. a transverse member spreading the gunwales of a canoe or the like.
adj. 形容词 adjective
  1. passing or lying crosswise or across; cross; transverse.
  2. perverse; obstinate.
  3. adverse; unfavorable.
  1. across; athwart.

thwart 近义词

v. 动词 verb

stop, hinder


  1. For now, an attempt to break into your mind could easily be thwarted by closing your eyes, or wiggling fingers, or even getting drowsy.
  2. It’s a role he grew into, first thanks to insight he gained keeping his own hives, and more recently by embracing the latest in security technology to thwart thieves.
  3. Amazon effort to thwart Alabama union drive suffers early defeat at labor boardBy rule, Amazon’s frenzy of anti-union campaigning in Bessemer will slow soon enough.
  4. When the spike protein changes, however, it can become harder for our immune system to recognize and, ultimately, thwart.
  5. Meanwhile, Stanton camped out in his War Department office and thwarted attempts to replace him.
  6. An independent Paris publishing house, Les Arènes, is said to have had a skeleton staff working on the project to thwart leaks.
  7. “They made every effort they could to thwart the study at every turn,” she says.
  8. Sadly for the NRA, we are in the Information Age, and the truth is starting to regularly get past their efforts to thwart it.
  9. All Facebook will see is cyphertext—the mathematical gibberish computers generate to thwart spying eyes.
  10. For years, Google has been developing ways to help people living under oppressive regimes thwart online suppression.
  11. Who was he, indeed, that he should claim the right to thwart another's happiness, hinder another's best self-realisation?
  12. Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
  13. Catherine never went more directly to her own ends than in just such schemes which appeared to thwart them.
  14. Mrs. Gillis arranged for the evening meal at the Gillis home where plans could be made to thwart an invader.
  15. He says the normal, healthy thing for her is to write, to write tremendous books, and she'll suffer if we thwart her.