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Word: stymie

Definition: thwart; present an obstacle; stump


More Vocab Words

::: plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
::: flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
::: pecuniary - pertaining to money
::: upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: diva - operatic singer; prima donna
::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
::: mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
::: sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor