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Stymied vs. Stymie — What's the Difference?

Stymied vs. Stymie — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Stymied and Stymie

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Stymied

To be an obstacle to; prevent the advancement or success of; thwart or stump
Weather that stymied attempts to locate the missing hikers.
A math problem that stymied half the class.
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Stymie

A stymie is an obsolete rule in the sport of golf. It legislated for the situation where a player's ball lay behind or blocked by another player's ball; the blocked player was not afforded relief.
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Stymied

An obstacle or obstruction.
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Stymie

To be an obstacle to; prevent the advancement or success of; thwart or stump
Weather that stymied attempts to locate the missing hikers.
A math problem that stymied half the class.
Dec 08, 2022

Stymied

(Sports) A situation in golf in which an opponent's ball obstructs the line of play of one's own ball on the putting green.
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Stymie

An obstacle or obstruction.
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Stymied

Simple past tense and past participle of stymie
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Stymie

(Sports) A situation in golf in which an opponent's ball obstructs the line of play of one's own ball on the putting green.
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Stymie

(golf) A situation where an opponent's ball is directly in the way of one's own ball and the hole, on the putting green (abolished 1952).
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Stymie

(by extension) An obstacle or obstruction.
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Stymie

To thwart or stump; to cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck.
They had lost the key, and the lock stymied the first three locksmiths they called.
If writing dates has you stymied at times, it is probably for one of two reasons. [https://www.grammarly.com/blog/how-to-write-dates/]
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Stymie

(golf) To bring into the position of, or impede by, a stymie.
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Stymie

The position of two balls on the putting green such that, being more than six inches apart, one ball lies directly between the other and the hole at which the latter must be played; also, the act of bringing the balls into this position.
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Stymie

To bring into the position of, or impede by, a stymie.
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Stymie

A situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole
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Stymie

A thwarting and distressing situation
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Stymie

Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of;
His brother blocked him at every turn
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