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f ruhstrayt

  • v  hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
  • v  treat cruelly

  • It is obvious that they realize they have lost the people, so the only thing to do is to frustrate the opposition.
  • It was to frustrate competitive inquisitiveness that they hooded their motor.
  • As the whip--a position named after the switch-wielding valet at fox hunts who keeps the hounds in line--Lott will keep his party disciplined and frustrate the Democrats with .
News & Articles

  • Iran's Khamenei says big election turnout will frustrate foes
    By Yeganeh Torbati DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader urged voters to turn out in big numbers for a presidential election on Friday, saying such a show of strength would frustrate Tehran's enemies. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was speaking on the last day of a subdued campaign that has not produced a leading candidate from three main hardliners and one moderate. The winner will replace Mahmoud ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Is Merion the place for Tiger to win major No. 15?
    Course seems to set up nicely for Woods' strengths, but a slow start could frustrate world's No. 1 player ARDMORE — In addition to tangled rough and wicker baskets and long par 3s, Merion Golf Club will be dotted with pockets of clover for this week's U.S. Open. Matt Shaffer, Merion's director of golf course operations, delights in that.        
    June 12, 2013 - Baltimore Sun
  • 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque review notes: A fashion statement crossover
    DIGITAL EDITOR ANDREW STOY: Why is it a vehicle can frustrate during one drive then charm during another? I look back at
    June 11, 2013 - AutoWeek
Quotes

  • Yuki Abe in The Guardian
    Wind-up latest: "The Dutch themselves think their strength lies in attack so what we need to do is try to wind them up and frustrate them," said the midfielder Yuki Abe.
  • Michael Chertoff in Forbes
    If a state measure to regulate security at high-risk facilities does not conflict with, interfere with, hinder, or frustrate the purpose of DHS's regulations, it would not be pre-empted,Chertoff wrote.
  • Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney Morning Herald
    We will not seek to frustrate the Government seeking to implement its Forward With Fairness policy,Mr Turnbull said.

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