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||a flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy |
||A defeat by artifice, shifts, and turns; discomfiture. |
||A deflector, as a plate or wall, so arranged across a furnace or boiler flue as to mingle the hot gases and deflect them against the substance to be heated. |
||be a mystery or bewildering to |
• This beats me!
• Got me--I don't know the answer!
• a vexing problem
• This question really stuck me
||hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of |
• What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
• foil your opponent
||check the emission of (sound) |
||To cause to undergo a disgraceful punishment, as a recreant knight. |