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sty•mie



Pronunciation: (stī'mē), [key]
n., v., -mied, -mie•ing.


n.
1. Golf.(on a putting green) an instance of a ball's lying on a direct line between the cup and the ball of an opponent about to putt.
2. a situation or problem presenting such difficulties as to discourage or defeat any attempt to deal with or resolve it.

v.t.
to hinder, block, or thwart. Also,stymy,stimy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

stylusStymphalian birds
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