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thwart

Part of speech: Adjective

Being across or crosswise.

Part of speech: Verb

To lie or come across the direction of; to cross, as a purpose; to oppose; to frustrate or defeat.

Part of speech: Noun

The seat or bench of a boat on which the rowers sit, placed athwart the boat.

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