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Stonewall

DEFINITION

Uncooperative during an investigation or under questioning. The word can be employed as both a noun and a verb, a person can be a stonewall that does not allow an exchange of emotions or conversations; someone or some group can also stonewall by preventing an investigation by not sharing critical information.

“The president is stonewalling the congressional review of his budget and so neither side is making progress.”

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