STYMIE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of stymie
Definition:
v. present obstacle; stump; cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
Example:
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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