The administration insisted it was stymied by congressional restrictions on transferring detainees out of Guantanamo.
And she has started branching out with her career, which was stymied during her marriage to Cruise.
More damaging, however, is the fact that Hilton's efforts to grow his business have been stymied.
With the possible exception of immigration, he could well be stymied on every one of those.
What about people who had attempted to farm, but been stymied by their inability to procure government loans?
Stan began to think they were stymied when all Hades broke loose from above.
I had to admit I was stymied, and I got so I didn't give a whoop.
I stymied myself from the hut by a bush and looked over my shoulder for the best line of retreat.
Exman sends us ample warning of a disaster and we're stymied!
Bonaparte played eight, missed a putt for a nine, stymied himself in a ten, holed out in twelve and I went down in five.
1834, (n.), "condition in which an opponent's golf ball blocks the hole," perhaps from Scottish stymie "person who sees poorly," from stime "the least bit" (c.1300), of uncertain origin (Icelandic cognate skima is attested from c.1685). The verb, in golf, is from 1857; general sense of "block, hinder, thwart" is from 1902.