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Today's word: stymied
Definition: To be an obstacle to; prevent the advancement or success of; thwart or stump.
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Mysterious flying objects sound like science fiction, but U.S. military and Congress take them seriously

CNN's headline says it well, with a bit of attitude: "Congress is finally waking up to UFOs." The news is that federal lawmakers now pay attention to unidentified flying objects with no known or proven origin. A House subcommittee last week held...

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Taliban enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors


Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. In an act of solidarity with female colleagues, the TOLOnews channel's male personnel covered their...

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This week's word in the news: STYMIED

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To be an obstacle to; prevent the advancement or success of; thwart or stump.

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“The continued growth in vehicle miles traveled combined with increases in the size and weight of vehicles have stymied progress.”
The Boston Herald -- 05/23/2022

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