stymy

[ stahy-mee ]
/ ˈstaɪ mi /

noun, verb (used with object), plural sty·mies,sty·mied, sty·my·ing.

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Example sentences from the Web for stymy

  • So much so that they might be disregarded entirely—thus retying the Gordian knots that were stymying the armament program.

    The Final Figure|Samuel Kimball Merwin