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Sentence count:35Posted:2017-02-23Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: blockblockadeembarrasshinderobstructstymySimilar words: etymologymienby mistakepatronymicpremierpremieretastystyleMeaning: ['staɪmɪ]  n. 1. a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole 2. a thwarting and distressing situation. v. hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of. 
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1. He found himself stymied by an old opponent.
2. Financial difficulties have stymied the company's growth.
3. His action without authorization has stymied the whole plan.
4. Investigators have been stymied by uncooperative witnesses.
5. I was completely stymied by her refusal to help.
6. Companies have been stymied by the length of time it takes to reach an agreement.
7. In our search for evidence, we were stymied by the absence of any recent documents.
8. They relished every chance to stymie him.
9. So the Republican sneak-it-through strategy is mostly stymied.
10. The investigation has been stymied by witnesses who refuse to cooperate.
11. He typified a decade in which financial machinations stymied long-term corporate growth.
12. The school board, stymied, asked the federal court for an exemption from contempt proceedings for not executing the court order.
13. Political problems which might have stymied Solomon were resolved in a pun or an epigram..
14. The rational application of pesticides is stymied by ignorance of how pest attack at different stages of crop development affects yield.
15. Such a relationship will certainly stymie a positive editorial association.
16. Gacbler and his colleagues would often be stymied by some problem,( gnashing their teeth and getting nowhere.
17. Dallas Stymies Kings, 5-1 Hockey: Stars play a miserly defense and score four times on power play and once short-handed.
18. Regulators may yet stymie the growth of real-time bidding.
19. You'll encounter obstacles that might stymie some individuals.
20. Wind, Rain and Nigeria Can't Stymie the U.S.
21. This vulnerability could stymie the Internet economy.
22. Surely flame wars over article content will stymie good intentions.
23. In that case, Mr Jonathan's own ambition could stymie his commendable aims for the rest of this term of office.
24. Those inconsistencies, the report says, stymie attainment of crucial environmental objectives.
25. The Middle East peace process was stalemated; negotiations were stymied.
26. Milosevic has granted piecemeal concessions while sowing the kind of confusion that he has used in the past to stymie opponents.
27. Gao Yang twisted himself around the tree just in time to see Gao Ma stymied by the obstacle.
28. In private he bitterly upbraided Brown for seeking to stymie his program.
29. But concerns have surfaced that use of the treatment is being stymied by gaps in insurance coverage.
30. Chinese steelmakers countered that the U.S. industry was trying to stymie legitimate competition.
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