What does thwart mean?
transitive verb. 1a : to oppose successfully : defeat the hopes or aspirations of. b : to run counter to so as to effectively oppose or baffle : contravene. 2 : to pass through or across. thwart.
What is another word for thwart?
Some common synonyms of thwart are baffle, balk, foil, and frustrate. While all these words mean “to check or defeat another’s plan or block achievement of a goal,” thwart suggests frustration or checking by crossing or opposing.
Is the T silent in exactly?
When the T and D sounds come between two other consonant sounds, many Americans will drop them. But when we add the -ly ending, it now comes between two consonants. You’ll hear a lot of native speakers say ‘exactly‘, with no T sound. Exactly, exactly.