Previous players had exploited gaps in the rules to thwart all movement toward the camps.
Sadly for the NRA, we are in the Information Age, and the truth is starting to regularly get past their efforts to thwart it.
Those who think you think you do will, if unconsciously, seek to thwart your progress.
Military generals sought to thwart the transition, and then the generals were dismissed.
He claims that these techniques yielded information that allowed the U.S. to thwart attacks.
By this means we shall know their plots, and will thwart them, you by listening to my enemies and I to yours.
If it please you to take a leap into nothing it were pity to thwart you.
Catherine never went more directly to her own ends than in just such schemes which appeared to thwart them.
He set on the thwart and bragged about what he'd do when he got back to "Petey" again.
Placing himself in an angular position on the thwart, with his right hand hold of the seat, he began to row with his left.
c.1200, from Old Norse þvert "across," originally neuter of thverr (adj.) "transverse, across," cognate with Old English þweorh "transverse, perverse, angry, cross," from Proto-Germanic *thwerkhaz (cf. Middle Dutch dwers, Dutch dwars "cross-grained, contrary," Old High German twerh, German quer, Gothic þwairhs "angry"), altered (by influence of *thwer- "to turn") from *therkh-, from PIE *twork-/*twerk- "twist" (cf. Latin torquere "to twist," Sanskrit tarkuh "spindle," Old Church Slavonic traku "band, girdle," Old High German drahsil "turner," German drechseln "to turn on a lathe").
"oppose, hinder," mid-13c., from thwart (adv.). Related: Thwarted; thwarting.