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Definition of Thwart

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Thwart Thwart, v. i. 1. To move or go in an oblique or crosswise manner. [R.] 2. Hence, to be in opposition; to clash. [R.] Any proposition . . . that shall at all thwart with internal oracles. --Locke.
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Thwart Thwart, adv. [See Thwart, a.] Thwartly; obliquely; transversely; athwart. [Obs.] --Milton.
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Thwart Thwart, prep. Across; athwart. --Spenser. Thwart ships. See Athwart ships, under Athwart.
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Thwart Thwart, n. (Naut.) A seat in an open boat reaching from one side to the other, or athwart the boat.
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Thwart Thwart, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thwarted; p. pr. & vb. n. Thwarting.] 1. To move across or counter to; to cross; as, an arrow thwarts the air. [Obs.] Swift as a shooting star In autumn thwarts the night. --Milton. 2. To cross, as a purpose; to oppose; to run counter to; to contravene; hence, to frustrate or defeat. If crooked fortune had not thwarted me. --Shak. The proposals of the one never thwarted the inclinations of the other. --South.

Meaning of Thwart from wikipedia

- A thwart is a strut placed crosswise (left/right) in a ship or boat, to brace it crosswise. In rowboats it can also serve as a seat for a rower. Some inflatable...
- present it as part of a pattern of activity that points to a conspiracy to thwart the investigation. CBS News reported on March 28, 2018, that Manafort is...
- London. Prothero, Mitc**** (4 March 2014). "ISIS joins other rebels to thwart Syria regime push near Lebanon". The Sacramento Bee. Archived from the original...
- fighters had warned the plane to turn back, in an unsuccessful attempt to thwart its landing, but the Iranian pilot ignored the "illegal warnings", saying...
- lines between the United States and Australia. The planned invasion was thwarted when an Allied task force, centred on two American fleet carriers, fought...
- plan to invade England and re-establish a Catholic monarchy. The plan was thwarted by bad coordination, stormy weather and successful harrying attacks by...
- noblemen to undermine British power in 1818 during the Uva Rebellion were thwarted by Governor Robert Brownrigg. The beginning of the modern period of Sri...
- intervention for nine months, instead relying on alternative medicine to thwart the disease. According to Harvard researcher Ramzi Amri, his choice of alternative...
- strongly supported. His efforts to enforce the state's laws in this area were thwarted when the Supreme Court of California issued its People v. Anderson decision...
- 1942, German forces were defeated in the second battle of El Alamein, thwarting Hitler's plans to seize the Suez Canal and the Middle East. Overconfident...
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