STYMIE in a Sentence

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 v.  present obstacle; stump; cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
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1  The contradictory evidence should stymie the detective in the robbery investigation.
2  Promising “a year of action” as he tries to rejuvenate a presidency mired in low approval ratings and stymied by partisan stalemates, Mr. Obama used his annual State of the Union address to chart a new path forward relying on his own executive authority.