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Thwart

a.1.Situated or placed across something else; transverse; oblique.
Moved contrary with thwart obliquities.
- Milton.
2.Fig.: Perverse; crossgrained.
adv.1.Thwartly; obliquely; transversely; athwart.
prep.1.Across; athwart.
Thwart ships
See Athwart ships, under Athwart.
n.1.(Naut.) A seat in an open boat reaching from one side to the other, or athwart the boat.
v. t.1.To move across or counter to; to cross; as, an arrow thwarts the air.
[imp. & p. p. Thwarted; p. pr. & vb. n. Thwarting.]
2.To cross, as a purpose; to oppose; to run counter to; to contravene; hence, to frustrate or defeat.
v. i.1.To move or go in an oblique or crosswise manner.
2.Hence, to be in opposition; to clash.
Noun1.thwart - a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat
Synonyms: cross thwart
Verb1.thwart - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
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