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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole;
[syn: stymie, stymy]

2. a thwarting and distressing situation;
[syn: stymie, stymy]


VERB (1)

1. hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of;
- Example: "His brother blocked him at every turn"
[syn: obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

stymy n 1: a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole [syn: stymie, stymy] 2: a thwarting and distressing situation [syn: stymie, stymy] v 1: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn" [syn: obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass]