Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of:
— What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge.
Roget 509: be disappointed; look blank, look blue; look aghast, stand aghast etc. (wonder) 870; find to one's cost; laugh on the wrong side of one's mouth; find one a false prophet. not realize one's hope, not realize one's expectation. ... show more
Dutch: afweren, dwarsbomen, frustreren, torpederen
Moby thesaurus: annul, anticipate, arrest, baffle, balk, bar, beat, bilk, blast, block, brave, bring to nothing, buffalo, buffer, cancel, cancel out, cast down, challenge, check, checkmate ... show more.
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