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Present participle for to thwart someone's ambitions
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“His only fear now was that the Mounted Police would take the wind out of his sails by a rapid move from the Transvaal, and capture the king should he attempt to escape towards the north.”
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Present participle for to disturb the composure of
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Present participle for to take away the self-esteem or conceit from
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Present participle for to cause amazement
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Present participle for to cause to feel disheartened or disillusioned
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Present participle for to diminish the confidence or courage of
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