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Foiling   /fˈɔɪlɪŋ/   Listen

An act of hindering someone's plans or efforts.  Synonyms: frustration, thwarting.

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"Foiling" Quotes from Famous Books

... not see," replied Veronique, "that he is thus avoiding their temptations and foiling their efforts? He is making himself a wild ...
— The Village Rector • Honore de Balzac

... the grey car ate up the distance between the links and George's cottage. Reggie Byng passed these minutes, in the intervals of eluding carts and foiling the apparently suicidal intentions of some stray fowls, in jerky conversation on the subject of his iron-shots, with which he expressed a ...
— A Damsel in Distress • Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

Words linked to "Foiling" :   interference, foil, hindrance, hinderance

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