Then he lost the peace to Republicans desperate to frustrate him and seize the presidency back for themselves.
The long road to economic recovery will continue to frustrate voters.
Reagan faced a Democratic House and a Republican Senate, a mirror image of the party divisions that frustrate Obama today.
But deadlock in Congress, with the focus on debt instead of demand, continues to frustrate the recovery.
The delays would cause chaos and snarl traffic at checkpoints, frustrate orderly schedules, and make tempers short.
You would help these men to hunt me and frustrate me in my designs!
And now is the time to frustrate their (the Indians) intentions, and keep the country while we are in it.
He also,” added Mr. Wapshot, “vented his malignant slander against me; but Heaven was pleased to frustrate his base schemes.
But there was always a Great Power to frustrate these designs.
I also determined to frustrate this attempt to exclude the Allies from participation, and gave the order to my own men to move.
mid-15c., from Latin frustratus, past participle of frustrari "to deceive, disappoint, frustrate," from frustra (adv.) "in vain, in error," related to fraus "injury, harm" (see fraud). Related: Frustrated; frustrating.