STYMIE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of stymie
v. present obstacle; stump; cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
The contradictory evidence should stymie the detective in the robbery investigation.
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.
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