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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Thwart as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

1 June 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 18 answers for the crossword clue 'Thwart', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Thwart a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Thwart as an answer itself some 69 times.

Thwart is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Thursday, 03 June 2021 with the answer being STYMIE, but the most popular answer for this clue is FRUSTRATE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat
  • Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

Escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"

A light slender flexible sword tipped by a button

5 Letters

Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

One of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

The act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

Turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"

Treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

6 Letters

A flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy

Put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"

Of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language; "Scots Gaelic"; "the Scots community in New York"; "`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"; "`Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'"

A thwarting and distressing situation

7 Letters

Stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"

Put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

9 Letters

Treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

Cripple by cutting the hamstring

11 Letters

A crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat

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