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Word: stymie

Definition: thwart; present an obstacle; stump


Sentences Containing 'stymie'

In an effort to promote the position, Tim "Stymie" Snyder, the 2008 Chief Party Officer, attended Super Bowl XLIII to personally recruit applicants.

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