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Definition 1: engage in delaying tactics or refuse to cooperate - [verb of change]

Samples where stonewall or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The President stonewalled when he realized the plot was being uncovered by a journalist

(stonewall is a kind of ...) cause to be slowed down or delayed

"Traffic was delayed by the bad weather" "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"

Definition 2: obstruct or hinder any discussion - [verb of communication]

Samples where stonewall or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Nixon stonewalled the Watergate investigation
  • When she doesn't like to face a problem, she simply stonewalls

(stonewall is a kind of ...) hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

"His brother blocked him at every turn"

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