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frustrate

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verb
  • prevent (sb) from doing or achieving sth [Barron]
    1. to balk or defeat in an endeavor
    2. to induce feelings of discouragement in
    [Taisha]
transitive verb
  • to make (plans, efforts, etc.) worthless or of no avail; defeat; nullify: The student's indifference frustrated the teacher's efforts to help him [Webster]

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