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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 thwart /ˈθwɔrt/
 (a.)橫放的(vt.)反對,阻礙,橫過(ad.)橫過

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thwart a.
 1. Situated or placed across something else; transverse; oblique.
    Moved contrary with thwart obliquities.   --Milton.
 2. Fig.: Perverse; crossgrained. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thwart, adv.  Thwartly; obliquely; transversely; athwart. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thwart, prep. Across; athwart.
 Thwart ships. See Athwart ships, under Athwart.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thwart, n. Naut. A seat in an open boat reaching from one side to the other, or athwart the boat.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thwart, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thwarted; p. pr. & vb. n. Thwarting.]
 1. To move across or counter to; to cross; as, an arrow thwarts the air. [Obs.]
 Swift as a shooting star
 In autumn thwarts the night.   --Milton.
 2. To cross, as a purpose; to oppose; to run counter to; to contravene; hence, to frustrate or defeat.
    If crooked fortune had not thwarted me.   --Shak.
    The proposals of the one never thwarted the inclinations of the other.   --South.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thwart, v. i.
 1. To move or go in an oblique or crosswise manner. [R.]
 2. Hence, to be in opposition; to clash. [R.]
    Any proposition . . . that shall at all thwart with internal oracles.   --Locke.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 thwart
      n : a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat
          in a rowboat [syn: cross thwart]
      v : hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What
          ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing
          September surge"; "foil your opponent" [syn: queer, spoil,
           scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk]