The Economist has a rundown of the Libya intervention so far and all the disagreements that threaten to stymie it.
Would that derail or at least stymie the popularity of remaking old movies?
It didn't last long, because Hezbollah immediately sought to stymie any attempt to steer Lebanon away from the Iran-Syria axis.
Both America's and Iran's regional clients are now openly attempting to stymie the process of rapprochement.
With the GOP able to stymie him, the Brown strategy looks like a big political risk.
Of the stymie, let it be said, that as it always has been a freak of the game, so let it continue to be.
A stymie, is when the opponent's ball is on the line of your own putt.
Duncan took his mashie and played the stymie shot perfectly, "just in the usual way."
There is another way of negotiating a stymie which I have never seen described.
It is obvious from this description that the stroke in Braid's mind is totally different from my stymie stroke.
1834, (n.), "condition in which an opponent's golf ball blocks the hole," perhaps from Scottish stymie "person who sees poorly," from stime "the least bit" (c.1300), of uncertain origin (Icelandic cognate skima is attested from c.1685). The verb, in golf, is from 1857; general sense of "block, hinder, thwart" is from 1902.
To block or thwart; frustrate: Instead, the drive toward integration has been stymied by the speed-bump of crime
[1857+ Golf; origin uncertain; perhaps fr British dialect stimey, ''dim-sighted person,'' fr stime, ''ray or bit of light''; adopted in golf for situations where the player or, as it were, the ball cannot ''see'' a clear path ahead]