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Alternative for stonewall

stonewall /'stoun'wɔ:l/
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Verb

To impede the work or ability of, especially intending to cause failure
avoid delay evade hold back hold off obstruct put off rebuff refuse filibuster resist stall block check hinder thwart impede inhibit stop curb prevent restrain interfere with bar stymie baulk halt hamper foil frustrate balk arrest restrict forestall fetter derail retard encumber trammel stand in the way of hold up hamstring slow limit cut off shut out cramp shackle interrupt handicap oppose avert prohibit disrupt spoil scupper head off crimp slow down hang up circumvent stay deter defeat hobble manacle handcuff intercept interfere embarrass bridle sabotage clog scotch bork interdict cripple stave off counteract repress hog-tie short-circuit put an end to defend against ward off close off shut off nip in the bud tie up get in the way of put a brake on counter barricade brake cumber blockade overturn dam obscure circumnavigate nullify ruin put paid to freeze shelve crab stump sidestep skirt screen steer clear of baffle cramp one's style block off shut down put a stop to choke off throw a spanner in the works of upset throw a monkey wrench in the works of get in the way put the kibosh on preclude forbid get out of dissuade from escape bypass beat contravene deflect snooker crash keep lid on wreck put the stopper on ditch take wind out of take down do for outwit juke unsettle still wall off guard catch puzzle discomfit rattle faze bind entangle chain disconcert confound mystify foul up screw up give a hard time saddle with nonplus pick off put the brakes on take out of play flummox pause stem put on hold dead-end pigeonhole throw a monkey wrench into put on back burner corner give the run around throw a spanner in the works hang fire suspend stand fence obviate draw up not move pull up stand still come to a standstill stand off bring up fetch up peter out forfend staunch save desist discontinue cease contain plug caulk curtail seal stifle turn aside fend off keep from happening close out jam suppress clog up block out close up fill up fill choke pack close jam up stop up block up stuff choke up bung up control stanch bottle stopper muzzle gag congest occlude bung plug up sandbag throttle complicate weigh down monkey with

Verb

To speak or act in a deliberately vague way to gain more time to deal with something
stall delay hesitate procrastinate dither temporise temporize tarry equivocate hedge defer filibuster prevaricate postpone distract divert hang back hold back hang fire play for time use delaying tactics gain time buy time drag one's feet take one's time avoid the issue beat about the bush beat around the bush hold over kick the can down the road tergiversate vacillate dodge waffle flannel evade sidestep shilly-shally quibble fudge parry fence pussyfoot be evasive be non-committal avoid weasel be vague duck parry questions dodge the issue pussyfoot around fudge the issue duck the question hum and haw put off be ambiguous palter cavil tergiverse waste time shuck evade the issue flip-flop duck the issue sidestep the issue cop out hem and haw sit on the fence blow hot and cold beg the question pass the buck mince one's words cop a plea be indecisive shuffle waver shift jive falsify eschew escape elude con lie adumbrate double-talk fib shuffle about obstruct stall for time run around mince words cover up straddle the fence feint baffle maneuver shirk foil contest outwit manoeuvre tell white lie give run around cloud the issue block prevent fight off hinder circumvent bypass balk employ delaying tactics not pay not give a straight answer to fend off cop out of skirt round baulk beat around bush get out of find a way round be equivocal about beat about the bush about be evasive about quibble about avoid answering linger loiter dawdle dally lag wait idle while away time straggle dillydally drag amble stagger diddle pause plod mope lollygag totter putter crawl creep poke lallygag dilly-dally kill time stay put take your time mark time wait around hang on goof off horse around hang about play a waiting game put off doing something potter round potter around drag your feet potter about hang around not keep pace be slow lag behind let the grass grow under one's feet fall behind hedge one's bets shuffle around be noncommittal give the run around

Verb

To conceal or disguise one's true feelings or beliefs
dissemble feign fake sham simulate pretend affect counterfeit act bluff assume dissimulate profess pose masquerade posture disguise lie falsify conceal hide mask cloak veil deceive whitewash mislead camouflage shroud cover doublespeak pussyfoot put on pass for make out let on put on an act play-act dress up make like play possum cover up put up a front be dishonest four-flush shuck and jive double-talk put on a false front put on a front put up a smoke screen hide one's feelings pass off as allege claim aspire impersonate purport jazz cozen jive sucker delude fudge beguile malinger fool hoodwink dupe cheat fish pass off lay claim claim falsely fake out be deceitful be hypocritical pass yourself off as imitate make believe fabricate put it on give the appearance of make a pretence of kid play playact make-believe make a show of go through the motions of front reproduce mimic ape go through the motions obscure suppress forge adopt copy invent devise misrepresent contrive phony concoct pirate do phoney play at put on airs make as if fake it phony up do a bit knock off act out act like do like make out like hoax act as if mock beard pull strike posture as seem to be aspire to lay it on thick profess to have pretend to have take on pretend to be do a number put up a front of swing the lead make a show make a pretense replicate present a false face present a false front spoof mint stat mimeo defraud Xerox coin clone ditto carbon imagine scheme orchestrate construct manufacture design circulate bad money go like make money suppose stage represent portray minimize veneer varnish downplay sugarcoat airbrush secrete extenuate screen make up minimise mess assume the role keep secret keep quiet about de-emphasize hush up keep a lid on draw a veil over sweep something under the rug keep dark sweep something under the carpet be dishonest about soft-pedal resemble mirror borrow equivocate lift parrot feature prevaricate suggest create exaggerate steal favour crib favor fence give appearance of put on act make show of put on a false display do a take-off take off conjure up gloss over mock up

Verb

To prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
save defend prevent protect avert guard halt safeguard salvage arrest reclaim retain retrieve stop fortify garrison preserve rescue shelter shield barricade bulwark foil intercept thwart uphold forfend secure fight for keep from harm keep safe screen cover shade ward cushion fend conserve keep fence wrap insulate inoculate harbour harbor house chamber conceal haven roof shotgun afford protection to provide protection for ward off go to bat for cover all bases cover up take under one's wing give cover ride shotgun give shelter look after watch over take care of maintain hedge watch mind assure support care for insure give sanctuary tend enclose foster police hide stand up for ensure stand guard over give refuge patrol oversee escort surround occupy man overlook alibi stick up for make invulnerable relieve preside over attend to give sanctuary to be in charge of give asylum to provide refuge provide with an alibi give shelter to keep an eye on cover for provide a refuge for give an alibi to prohibit keep from justify strengthen sustain make safe chaperon keep in good condition picket sentinel champion make immune mount guard on stand guard on cover up for immunise immunize supply with troops cherish keep intact keep in repair rule guide make sound make impregnable stand guard nanny mother chaperone keep guard on provide safety take out insurance be responsible for have charge of save from harm take under wing keep a lookout over take out insurance cover persevere with minister to take someone under your wing guarantee indemnify tuck swathe cup enfold warrant underwrite oppose resist invest crown dress cap hold withstand manage cinch ice guaranty canopy clothe paper over reinforce hood overcast supervise run handle administrate superpose superimpose govern operate superintend control stave off put something on top of fend off beat off regulate direct steward place under cover place something over guard against register take in provide sanctuary repel danger be the defender of hold at bay till conduct attend see to keep tabs on confine immure separate pound bound impound intern coop up shut in pen restrict pen in corral kettle box in rail in encircle hem in shut up circumscribe coop close in wall in mew up hedge in lock in hold captive shut off separate off hem cage rail cut off mew mure wall keep under lock and key

Verb

To hide or conceal something (literally or figuratively)
suppress conceal hide censor gag redact ban belie blanket burke cloak cover curtain disguise enshroud hush up mask mute muzzle obscure occult screen shroud smother stifle veil withhold cover up keep hidden keep secret outlaw proscribe blot out not disclose paper over keep dark draw a veil over keep silent about keep under your hat not breathe a word of sweep under the carpet sweep under the rug sweep something under the carpet sweep something under the rug camouflage shield befog obliterate block out blank out secrete canopy beard overlay finesse whitewash launder drape put up a front obstruct shadow eclipse envelop overshadow block adumbrate cloud bury fog blur mist haze mantle overcast dim ensconce overcloud shade darken encase blear becloud bedim benight hinder blacken cache pettifog bemist blind dislimn murk obnubilate wrap keep out of sight put out of sight cast a shadow over fuzz up obfuscate surround swathe cloud over muffle grow dim dress up enfold enwrap deepen cocoon lour gray grey overspread dissemble grow dark shelter stash shut off encompass enclose close gloom wallpaper coat shut out dusk embrace separate plant embosom embower inclose circumfuse involve bower invest enswathe lap bosom sheathe extinguish dull muddy black out cloud up grow black make dim become shaded grow darker grow blacker make darker gird hem clothe make dark film become cloudy shut in umbrage give a false idea of give a false account of forcover isolate block off bedarken deny repress erase forget dissimulate fade front carpet pall submerge shutter sugarcoat downplay shower tarnish crown top overlie cap tuck something away become gloomy become overcast seclude stow mist over pave minimize throw on makeup become black turn black be overcast be overshadowed squash wipe out wall off masquerade extend over inumbrate overhang minimise put up a smokescreen tuck away make inconspicuous make up put in a hole cast a shadow on block off the light to envelop in shadow squirrel harbour harbor make light of hush not divulge smuggle board up bush up do on the sly ditch stop something being overheard sit on keep quiet about keep under one's hat hole up close in put out of the way misrepresent make black make blacker distort falsify warp tone down encircle engulf cast a shadow airbrush colour misinterpret swaddle miscolor pervert misstate color garble mislead twist wrap up trump up put a spin on gloss over wrap around roll contain girdle superimpose guard protect coop fence

Verb

To cause to have no value or effect
negate cancel invalidate void annul nullify repeal rescind abrogate neutralise neutralize reverse retract revoke countermand undo avoid abate abolish cancel out disannul dissolve null overrule quash vacate make ineffective obviate overturn render invalid annihilate belie blackball contravene countercheck cross ding disprove dump frustrate impugn kill oppose redress remove render null and void roll back strike down traverse vitiate wipe out break with put down turn down turn thumbs down fly in the face of set aside withdraw recall repudiate declare null and void override veto take back nix recant overthrow do away with disallow obliterate put an end to terminate scrap scrub discharge reject rule against dismantle renege counteract efface deny lift call off delete axe abort expunge drop dismiss erase ax abjure make void call back end black out renounce offset stop disaffirm disclaim work against cut backpedal X-out rub out blot out refuse stamp out blue pencil bring to an end take out ditch discontinue suspend eliminate eradicate backtrack on counterbalance disestablish abandon get rid of down discard throw out cast aside contradict forswear declare invalid zap interfere with decline cry off root out sweep away snuff out make null and void back out of shoot down undermine alter break destroy upset extinguish renege on chop torpedo negative call subvert excise exterminate deracinate go back on disobey extirpate supersede ignore trash suppress disqualify disown counterorder finish outvote prohibit renig defy liquidate squash disregard refute flout censor rule out dele go against cross out strike out exclude clean up close down give something the chop defeat wash out blank out blue-pencil knock something on the head weasel out put a line through put the kibosh on run counter to rebuff snub retreat discount dishonour back-pedal on counter weaken inter bring to a close lay in the grave bury put to rest hold a funeral inhume entomb put six feet under watergate declare withcall repel dishonor unsay junk backwater forget refuse to fulfil unfit impair circumduct shed call in cork up hush up bottle up shut down do a U-turn on purge omit KO blow jettison edit black put damper on knock on the head pull the plug crawl out of wangle out blow sky-high render meaningless antagonize antagonise elide countervail rebut put the lid on opt out stand down throw over back out worm out shutdown dominate predominate prevail remit dispense with say no abnegate scratch restrict compensate limit nig confine bleep get off the hook ride roughshod over trample underfoot break off ink out x out block out stroke out edit out X out white out inhibit squelch retire redline trample upon counterpoise turf belay forget it put kibosh on scratch out score out redact wipe off bowdlerize disband waive adjourn cease bring to naught call all bets off trim dispatch blank gut strike remove all traces of cut out bowdlerise blot scrape off launder vote down change conclude prorogue knock out finish off do in wipe slate clean render inert go back on one's word overset prostrate lay to rest break up wind up disunite wreck split up close disorganize loose wrack decimate postpone unmake collapse destruct sever shoot ruin wind down shatter demolish ban forbid knock down bring down block interdict proscribe outlaw fade out resolve into render void violate bar embargo infringe preclude boycott breach pass give thumbs down thumbs down pass on place an embargo on give the thumbs down to disapprove discountenance censure burn pass by dissent not go for put a stop to give the red light to throw away refuse permission to transgress traduce thwart infract fracture offend hinder gainsay fail to observe combat transgress against fight overstep fail to comply with interpose encroach intrude trespass conflict with spurn resist offend against interfere crush quell raze waste give up subdue smash overcome devastate slaughter repress check total stifle beat quench interrupt massacre dispose of knock off curb put paid to crack down on off nip in the bud pull the plug on banish quit cut off halt pack in call a halt to conquer silence nuke slay desolate blow away weed out vaporize overwhelm take away wipe off the map put to death wipe off the face of the earth put out vaporise expire croak clobber phase out pulverize assassinate butcher cream murder rout leave off snuff clamp down on bump off slap down wipe from the face of the earth scotch pulverise tear down pull down die execute bring to a halt go smother overpower get shot of uproot can ice vanquish whack desist top stiff elapse lapse smoke determine dead-end scrag do to death let up wink out wrap up pack up take the life of lay off mow down close out do for disrupt cripple spoil hamper mar control foil refrain from prevent ravage stymie part obscure intermit harm forget about get shut of conceal topple obstruct cover mess up sabotage complete relinquish subjugate screw up muck up level disconnect queer take off leave out get crack down sink wipe end the life of desist from shut off give over cut down polish off wrap ultimate round off round out chuck in cut to pieces put away give someone the works run out cut short terminate with extreme prejudice sit on blow someone's brains out call it quits dust slash bin take stamp something out rid strip clear reduce drastically kayo withhold shelve scrunch squish exsect deaden cast out drive out cause the death of make away with expel snow under put out of your mind put to sleep bring to a conclusion prorogate come to an end recess bring to an untimely end clamp down put an stop to bring to screeching halt erode fade pull back draw back hit unload cover over resolve wipe off face of earth blow to bits mark out destroy root and branch take apart rub off damage smooth away wear away rub away forgo sunder clear away oust douse scupper settle attack depose pass over murk wax brush aside crown consummate cow shade obfuscate darken batten eclipse put at risk master unseat hang behead decapitate chill do knife asphyxiate dust off garrote electrocute take a life garotte garrotte lynch guillotine cool strangle get done call it a day pack it in switch off sew up end up nip something in the bud wind something up top off incapacitate dash triumph over arrest choke botch dethrone lick make a mess of render ineffective play havoc with put lid on bottle trample on keep inside clamp hold in shush keep in trample spike stem drive underground hold down beat down abstain from shake off do without give something a miss render needless disable threaten foul up supplant trounce displace skin crimp have impoverish throw a monkey wrench in the works of craze unbuild balls up injure blow a hole in overreach outmaneuver rain on someone's parade outmanoeuvre outfox throw a spanner in the works of cramp outsmart make waves louse up blow out dampen bollix defenestrate upend tip bring to ruin knock over remove from power bring about the downfall of tumble bring low overrun remove from office break down cover up make dark pass out hold back keel over turn out detect stub out damp down intrude on put to the sword send to the gas chambers ethnically cleanse send to kingdom come benothing kick pause lay off of depart surcease disjoin dissever intervene separate demise decease exit flatline perish fall succumb bag it blow off except debar avert forfend forestall wane deter bate stave off count out ward off not consider shut out freeze out close one's doors to kick in conk out kick off peg out pass away step out pop off check out

Verb

To try to prevent by action or argument
resist oppose defy hinder impede obstruct block challenge check combat confront contest counter dispute fight frustrate halt inhibit prevent protest restrain stem stop thwart battle curb reluct counteract countervail refuse fight against object to baulk at go against be hostile to contend with dissent with be anti kick against rebel against take on be in opposition to refuse to accept stand up to strive against be in defiance of lock horns with struggle against take a stand against take issue with face down take up arms against put up a fight against speak out against set one's face against dig in one's heels withstand contradict oppugn repel cross gainsay fly in the face of deny buck controvert attack negate contravene question argue with argue impugn assail face hold back argue against baulk disaffirm quarrel with balk tackle disagree with rebut debate query negative impeach rebuff traverse stall call in question delay reject call into question hamper foil protest against be against forestall beat bar ward off duel fend off stave off speak against disapprove of doubt neutralize disagree neutralise set your face against contend rival blast disavow restrict stand up and be counted against retard litigate take a stand arrest refute disprove curtail dissent from make a stand against take up arms agitate against unseat impune eliminate campaign against repulse end hold out against disobey spurn war tangle with oppose action compete against compete with betray resolve put off avoid evade hold off spare no effort fight off meet hold at bay match put up an argument battle against backstab complain about grumble about rage against defeat counterattack repudiate meet head-on filibuster dislike cope with put an end to bring to an end to denounce double-cross staunch demur against take exception to demur about enquire come to blows with address be a dissenter from test face off feud with call out inquire rally against remonstrate throw down accost investigate undermine interrogate take beef about gripe about grouse about two-time gainstay dissent expose assault disapprove reverse bombard withstay encounter taunt lessen slow contain dam control disclaim disown explode debunk disallow disconfirm discredit act against vie against have bone to pick stab in the back declare untrue confute sell out take wind out of sails stay reduce stanch frown at not countenance search out take issue naysay shoot down in flames shoot down shoot full of holes brush aside turn the tables run counter to diminish decrease bring to a standstill cut off head off bring an end to put a stop to zap smear slam traduce knock zing break criticize tar trash push tangle criticise call in scramble for jump on go for jugular dig deeper give it one's all shoot for stand up for go for it jockey for position dig deep mix it up with handicap run down come down on swipe at skin alive cast doubt upon put down throw doubt on cast aspersions upon stick it to cut to shreds throw the book at pin on thumb nose at stymie encumber cramp hamstring trammel fetter hobble shackle interrupt constrain deter cripple clog bottleneck prohibit handcuff baffle manacle muzzle burden crimp embarrass cumber box in choke interfere with debar hold up short-circuit crab be a hindrance to shut out hog-tie set back throw a spanner in the works of bork throw a monkey wrench in the works of throw a spoke in the wheel of throw a spanner in the works tie up get in the way louse up slow down interfere

Verb

To conceal or hide from view
secrete conceal hide cache shroud veil bury ensconce screen sequester stash cover disguise seclude stow harbor harbour plant secure squirrel cover up stash away stow away hide away keep under wraps squirrel away hide out paper over suppress camouflage cloak obscure mask occult shield curtain blot out blanket enshroud belie withhold guard mantle store block out keep out of sight tuck canopy ditch befog whitewash drape stifle put out of sight beard put up a front keep hidden hold back dress up front tuck something away obfuscate tuck away wrap put in a hole dissemble eclipse shadow smuggle shelter adumbrate deposit shade envelop smother keep secret hush up board up do on the sly muffle stop something being overheard bush up lock up store away hole up embed immerse sink enfold put out of the way place secretly submerge engulf enclose cup maintain save accumulate duck collect reserve park keep in a hiding place put in a hiding place put away put in the hole finesse obliterate overlay launder blank out cloud obstruct surround block swathe darken coat keep dark top crown cap sweep under the carpet sweep under the rug sweep something under the rug sweep something under the carpet dim blind carpet overspread becloud sugarcoat cast a shadow over cocoon censor draw a veil over shut off clothe separate wallpaper close shutter palliate umbrage fog overshadow shut out bedim veneer murk burke airbrush gloss over swaddle give a false idea of give a false account of keep under your hat isolate block off deny repress erase forget downplay enwrap pall dissimulate wipe out overlie protect minimize pave pull a veil over squash throw on makeup blur mist haze overwhelm blear overcast overcloud encase minimise redact gag varnish inumbrate hinder dislimn benight blacken bemist pettifog obnubilate extend over ban mute muzzle extinguish proscribe outlaw make light of not disclose masquerade overtop crest shower inundate heap varnish over cast a shadow gird hem sheathe make up misrepresent sit on tip keep silent about not breathe a word of surmount block off the light to shut out the light from distort shut out the light wall off make inconspicuous trap falsify put up a smokescreen stop plug warp finish shut in colour misinterpret miscolor pervert misstate color garble mislead twist trump up put a spin on

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