Thwart - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 15/12/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Thwart.

5 letter answer(s) to thwart

AVERT
  1. turn away or aside; "They averted their eyes when the King entered"
  2. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
  3. WARD OFF

4 letter answer(s) to thwart

FOIL
  1. cover or back with foil; "foil mirrors"
  2. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
  3. enhance by contrast; "In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background"
  4. a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button
  5. a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal; "the photographic film was wrapped in foil"
  6. picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
  7. a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through; "the fins of a fish act as hydrofoils"
  8. anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities; "pretty girls like plain friends as foils"
  9. Fencing sword

9 letter answer(s) to thwart

FRUSTRATE
  1. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
  2. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
  3. Hinder

6 letter answer(s) to thwart

STYMIE
  1. a thwarting and distressing situation
  2. a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole
  3. hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"

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