Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
To block or thwart; frustrate: Instead, the drive toward integration has been stymied by the speed-bump of crime
[1857+ Golf; origin uncertain; perhaps fr British dialect stimey, ''dim-sighted person,'' fr stime, ''ray or bit of light''; adopted in golf for situations where the player or, as it were, the ball cannot ''see'' a clear path ahead]
Excellent; fine; coolnoun
Smooth skill; polished adroitness: He has plenty of suave when it comes to girlsverb
: Then I took her off her feet. I suaved her/ I guess old Buck suaved her off her feet (1960s+ Teenagers)