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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Thwart (0.01570 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Thwart.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: thwart menghalangi, menyia-nyiakan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: thwart thwart n : a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat [syn: cross thwart] v : hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; “What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge”; “foil your opponent” [syn: queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Thwart Thwart \Thwart\, a. [OE. [thorn]wart, [thorn]wert, a. and adv., Icel. [thorn]vert, neut. of [thorn]verr athwart, transverse, across; akin to AS. [thorn]weorh perverse, transverse, cross, D. dwars, OHG. dwerah, twerh, G. zwerch, quer, Dan. & Sw. tver athwart, transverse, Sw. tv["a]r cross, unfriendly, Goth. [thorn]wa['i]rhs angry. Cf. Queer.] 1. Situated or placed across something else; transverse; oblique. [1913 Webster] Moved contrary with thwart obliquities. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Perverse; crossgrained. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] Thwart \Thwart\, v. i. 1. To move or go in an oblique or crosswise manner. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to be in opposition; to clash. [R.] [1913 Webster] Any proposition . . . that shall at all thwart with internal oracles. --Locke. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] Thwart \Thwart\, adv. [See Thwart, a.] Thwartly; obliquely; transversely; athwart. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] Thwart \Thwart\, prep. Across; athwart. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Thwart ships. See Athwart ships, under Athwart. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] Thwart \Thwart\, n. (Naut.) A seat in an open boat reaching from one side to the other, or athwart the boat. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] 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.] [1913 Webster] Swift as a shooting star In autumn thwarts the night. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To cross, as a purpose; to oppose; to run counter to; to contravene; hence, to frustrate or defeat. [1913 Webster] If crooked fortune had not thwarted me. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The proposals of the one never thwarted the inclinations of the other. --South. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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