Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Thwart

Thwart [ thwawrt ]
 noun, adjective, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr.v.) to block, hinder, obstruct or prevent an untoward incident from taking place
2. (tr.v.) to pass across or extend
3. (adj.) transverse or oblique
4. (adj.) perverse or wrong
5. (n.) a seat that extends across a boat for the rower to sit on
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He was thwarted by the allied forces.