Usage examples for frustrates

  1. Their incompetence favours the machinations of rogues and frustrates the innocent ambitions of the just. – Castles in the Air by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  2. But indeed, though you have every perfection, you have an extravagant fault, which almost frustrates the good in you to me; and that is, that you do not love to dress, to appear, to shine out, even at my request, and to make me proud of you, or rather to indulge the pride I have that you are mine. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  3. But this inconceivably desperate plan of leaving in your ship, in broad light of day, frustrates all I would have done for you. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle