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stymie

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verb
  • to block; thwart [Princeton Review]
  • to present an obstacle to; stand in the way of [Taisha]
  • to hinder, obstruct, or block [Nandigam]
noun
  • situation on the green in which an opponent's ball is between one's own ball and the hole [Barron]

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