Đồng nghĩa của stymie

Alternative for stymie

stymies, stymied, stymieing

Đồng nghĩa: block, blockade, embarrass, hinder, obstruct, stymy,


To cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
hinder impede foil frustrate obstruct thwart hamper inhibit shackle snooker defeat fetter handicap interfere with puzzle stall baulk balk block confound mystify spoil stump check clog cramp cripple embarrass encumber handcuff hobble hog-tie manacle nonplus scotch short-circuit stop trammel flummox scupper baffle corner crab crimp dead-end hold back hold up pigeonhole prevent shelve stonewall tie up upset put paid to choke off cut off hang fire hang up hold off put the kibosh on cramp one's style put on hold give the run around put on back burner throw a monkey wrench into throw a spanner in the works throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of curb restrain restrict hamstring retard bar derail forestall constrain dash halt circumvent slow down ruin arrest limit slow bridle beat put a stop to counter prohibit oppose disrupt foul up stand in the way of delay do for nullify quash outwit cumber repress nix put an end to louse up disappoint curtail screw up deter bork smash stifle confine discomfit mess up interrupt shut out wreck nip in the bud interdict counteract dish queer confuse faze get in the way of suppress checkmate crush nobble put the lid on get in the way neutralize shatter undo sabotage forbid put the stopper on debar banjax neutralise set back put the mockers on evade sidestep put a brake on skirt mar perplex tie destroy bilk quell devastate bewilder blight throw take down withhold entangle fox bind bamboozle wilder gravel discombobulate maze euchre floor freeze rattle buffalo cruel disconcert bypass obfuscate put a spoke in someone's wheel shut off blow a hole in shut down be all Greek to dodge stay cross circumnavigate avoid catch end root outlaw preclude brake disallow stave off bemuse veto demolish burden intercept interfere take wind out of contravene avert head off hold disadvantage elude enjoin befuddle vex choke obviate do in crool cancel make a mess of upset the apple cart annul give the slip addle disorient muddle fuddle upset one's apple cart spike taboo play havoc with befog put off make a hash of close off bring up short stagger pose muddy bring to an end give a hard time blow one's mind bring to naught get go to one's head circumscribe constrict still ban escape proscribe contain unsettle snafu overturn get out of suspend control ward off shortcut traverse pause detain defend against disturb damage inconvenience dam negate duck ditch juke stupefy steer clear of exclude injure impair straiten play off cook someone's goose keep lid on dumbfound rule out muzzle spike someone's guns chain leash outmanoeuvre queer someone's pitch criminalize overcome deny make illegal embargo hold down stopper jam up stun distract fog flabbergast weigh down bog down outmaneuver shake pull up forfend bother put at a disadvantage slow up kill drag one's feet criminalise box in place at a disadvantage throw off cause to be at a stand throw monkey wrench in throw off balance lock up bring to screeching halt make someone scratch their head disorientate pour cold water on take aback set someone thinking saddle with make someone's head spin put a damper on throw cold water on cheat cap dissuade from inc extinguish stultify discontinue delimit offset buck blast deflect blow finish something finish off entrammel tie-up poison torpedo crash clobber cut short abort anticipate discourage prevent from making progress overload debilitate enmesh net ensnare capture obscure attack hit postpone scuttle invalidate snag incommode retardate wreak havoc on repel squash cease put a crimp in fluster entrap defer protract charge discommode oppress bottleneck repulse parry put the brakes on pick off take out of play sideline tie one's hands stem hem in tether be the end of tie down remit prorogue dissuade smother bring to a close make an end of daze blank counterplot bury resist confront intermit prolong snow surprise rein in not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of put straitjacket on drag feet hold captive clip someone's wings cramp someone's style make difficult intoxicate mix up inebriate mess with one's head make punchy ball up ruffle put the damper on bit reduce sandbag ward give disadvantage take out scar skip bollix promote regulate put out of commission disfigure stain annihilate take wind out of sails cause setback get the better of put end to beat down lick conquer moderate put on brakes put an stop to hold in stem the flow of keep in put back back off keep back hold off on make late hold over afflict taint trash decay disarrange disorganize disorder shake off shuffle off staunch halt in its tracks pass on place an embargo on run circles around put down put a lock on put a stopper in give the run-around zing run rings around bottle up put half nelson on gridlock put chill on throw a monkey wrench in the works cool cork convulse take the wind out of someone's sails wrong be a hindrance to throw a spoke in the wheel of dash one's hope upset the applecart glitch up plug turn upside-down derange set limits on impose limits on render null and void barricade seal caulk cause confusion in cause turmoil in throw into disarray throw into disorder throw into confusion treat unfairly do a disservice to give a disadvantage to treat harshly be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably tell against inflict a handicap on dismiss clog up blockade close up fill close out jam block out fill up stand fence deprive censor overthrow reject close stop up choke up stanch pack block up stuff bung up outflank declare taboo draw up outvote bring up block off bung occlude give the thumbs down to put the chill on give the red light to say no declare illegal fetch up shirk bottle congest plug up gag stand still come to a standstill rebuff spurn not move stand off peter out get round find a way around get past get around end-run go around find a way round blackball skin knock back give the thumbs down throw out turn down stick be too much for put at a loss fend off decelerate hurt keep weaken undermine diminish compromise enfeeble harm subdue subvert squelch slacken disable vitiate break divert turn off threaten muffle stamp out throttle lessen decrease sap mire withstand strangle blemish pre-empt govern tame bloody flaw endamage clot choke back help cross up cut out shut in gum up guard sink estop swallow eat away emasculate isolate stunt deteriorate quelch rein damp down wound destabilize enervate blunt tarnish disqualify quiet commandeer keep waiting measure rule loiter deface challenge embog corrode debase keep under control adjourn prejudice turn aside make impossible pull in keep in check fight back preempt defend procrastinate destabilise second-guess table chill reschedule rough up let up be detrimental to keep a lid on bite back deny access mothball continue cut back bring to a standstill respite put over put the brakes on cool off cordon off do harm to get ahead of get in before extend lose speed keep within bounds lay on the table put out of action take a rain check on set aside put on the back burner beat someone to the punch beat someone to it put on ice beat someone to the draw put in cold storage provide against steal a march on give rain check head off at pass hold in abeyance close down switch off strangle at birth straitjacket erode consume use up wear away crack down on act against nip something in the bud cause to wait cause to stay tie someone's hands whittle silence deaden pocket submerge constipate screen affect boycott blacklist complicate wall off influence tamper temper quench mute overpower throw a curve trouble conflict forefend ostracize get bogged down keep from happening keep at bay stave keep off jeopardize obturate garrote garrotte shush bring an end to worsen terminate stand in the way lag abate impoverish ravage dam up glut silt up monkey with slam on the brakes ease up peg discipline hesitate dawdle down loaf falter bog flag poke beat somebody to it act in advance of prepare for be one step ahead of be early qualify reef damp gunge up incapacitate devitalize depress dismantle corrupt temporise temporize dally give a rain check take a raincheck keep in abeyance imprison incarcerate intern quit ostracise gainsay duel contradict impugn combat negative disaffirm contest fight dispute save let hedge clutter up indispose scorch wither batter shock put a limit on make it impossible for make it impracticable for dampen disadvise scare slacken pace lock in coop up fence in jail necessitate gaol close in immure concuss shotgun back-water cut down lose steam wind down anchor it detract from shake up jeopardise smash up muck up cool down devalue tweak unfit devaluate ding cheapen total hit the brakes let down flaps be prejudicial to be disadvantageous to button up keep the lid on keep a tight rein on keep tight rein on make impracticable cause detriment to be deleterious to play for time have a negative effect on have a bad effect on hedge out talk out of make useless lose strength drive a nail into the coffin of act like a wet blanket go against shutdown immobilize refrain from render powerless monopolize foresee predict forecast envision preoccupy project expect monopolise carry over immobilise paralyse waive lengthen lay over bankrupt seize put out of business bring to standstill bring someone to their knees wipe out bring to a stop pull the plug on load take withhold from stay away from refuse make up for deny yourself break the habit of skip out on kick steer clear shrink from abstain renounce keep from desist eschew shun desist from stay away forbear give up abstain from restrain from counterbalance do without shy from leave off forgo forbear from paralyze expropriate grab snatch overwhelm saddle ambush botch strain shut disempower whittle away appropriate interlope shortstop accost interpose hijack tackle waylay buttonhole laden weight lumber demoralise demoralize attenuate mine dig soften tunnel dent wear rain on someone's parade pounce on take on lade pile freight drag through the mud dig out hollow out clip one's wings chip away at knock the bottom out of queer the pitch of poke full of holes swoop down on cut in take away yoke lock out make off with dump on snow under bear down on overburden make heavy


To destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
sabotage destroy cripple disrupt wreck damage hamper hinder interrupt ruin spoil smash terminate thwart undermine attack break demolish eradicate nullify subvert dispatch impair dash foil incapacitate quash ravage devastate eliminate end frustrate prevent annul disable mar obliterate threaten upset abolish block quell undo bollix crush decimate extinguish harm kill abort annihilate obstruct shatter suppress break down break up interfere with mess up intrude on muck up screw up scupper put an end to throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of subdue put a stop to sink overturn defeat torpedo topple scotch scuttle put paid to squelch neutralize put at risk blow cancel out botch render ineffective make a mess of play havoc with foul up neutralise wrack injure offset raze queer skin vitiate outmanoeuvre outfox abate craze crimp overreach have cramp do for impoverish louse up outsmart outmaneuver overthrow unbuild balls up put the kibosh on work against blow a hole in make waves bring down bring to naught rain on someone's parade trash deface total hurt disfigure blight compromise pulverize blemish weaken pulverise mangle desolate waste desecrate nuke tarnish dismantle flaw vaporize endamage crab cream maim vaporise taint tear down wound vandalize mutilate defile despoil bloody vandalise smash up wreak havoc on cross up corrupt rub out sap diminish debase blast ravish batter dilapidate reduce crash take out pull down impede enfeeble bring to ruin wear away overwhelm corrode shake up pollute level sully ruinate gut erode rough up knock down prejudice blot lacerate do in take apart blow up blow to pieces blow to bits wipe out afflict infect shake contaminate deteriorate debilitate overcome enervate poison shock scathe scorch flatten traumatize bruise stain abuse nix bust smirch do damage to wrench deform cause detriment to scourge disqualify disfeature put out of commission put out of action reduce to rubble crack dent scratch disintegrate ding tweak crack up wrack up fracture traumatise leave in ruins raze to the ground reduce to ruins lay in ruins make useless put a damper on write off dash to pieces spoliate consume emasculate eat away use up whittle molest prang bring about the downfall of destabilize mess spray paint fell lay waste to jeopardize fragment lessen decrease worsen blunt dynamite smite bomb take explode bulldoze scar annoy warp bend detract devitalize depress shipwreck blow sky-high maraud efface lame wither inconvenience disassemble crool hamstring tear up jeopardise detract from destabilise depredate sack pillage be a blot on the landscape disgrace squash plunder unfit devaluate devalue cheapen invalidate tear dirty knock discolour maltreat gnaw wrong split rust rot discolor burn shrink wolf wipe off map trounce wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth wax tear to pieces beat throw down put in toilet gobble up bleach fade stab lose strength play merry hell with bang up drive a nail into the coffin of cause injury tamper with be detrimental to do harm to run onto the rocks damage beyond repair pile up mayhem massacre gimp castrate take the edge off sap the strength of hack truncate maul hog-tie dismember throw a monkey wrench into muller cruel euchre bodge banjax dish deplete cut gash reduce to nothing bring to nothing wreak havoc upon lay waste clean out leave desolate nick besmirch handle roughly dump on do mischief to affect trouble impact touch strike perturb influence prevail occur impinge impact on prevail over impinge upon strike down strike at spread to take hold of exert influence on have an impact on have an effect on

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