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thwarting

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

thwarting

  1. Present participle of thwart.

NounEdit

thwarting (plural thwartings)

  1. An instance of blocking or obstructing.
    • George Eliot
      [] the complicated probabilities of an arduous purpose, with all the possible thwartings and furtherings of circumstance, all the niceties of inward balance, by which a man swims and makes his point or else is carried headlong.