Those who think you think you do will, if unconsciously, seek to thwart your progress.
Sadly for the NRA, we are in the Information Age, and the truth is starting to regularly get past their efforts to thwart it.
In 1948 and After, he describes how intent the then Yishuv leadership was “to thwart the emergence of a Palestinian-Arab state.”
Military generals sought to thwart the transition, and then the generals were dismissed.
We did this in a low-profile manner, because we didn't want parties either in Israel or abroad to thwart the move.
By this means we shall know their plots, and will thwart them, you by listening to my enemies and I to yours.
For a moment, he fumbled under a thwart, then he brought out a small case.
Catherine never went more directly to her own ends than in just such schemes which appeared to thwart them.
If I loved you less, I should not have the courage to thwart you.
Placing himself in an angular position on the thwart, with his right hand hold of the seat, he began to row with his left.
c.1200, from Old Norse þvert "across," originally neuter of thverr (adj.) "transverse, across," cognate with Old English þweorh "transverse, perverse, angry, cross," from Proto-Germanic *thwerkhaz (cf. Middle Dutch dwers, Dutch dwars "cross-grained, contrary," Old High German twerh, German quer, Gothic þwairhs "angry"), altered (by influence of *thwer- "to turn") from *therkh-, from PIE *twork-/*twerk- "twist" (cf. Latin torquere "to twist," Sanskrit tarkuh "spindle," Old Church Slavonic traku "band, girdle," Old High German drahsil "turner," German drechseln "to turn on a lathe").
"oppose, hinder," mid-13c., from thwart (adv.). Related: Thwarted; thwarting.