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stonewall

1. tv. to obstruct something or someone. And again, the mayor tried to stonewall the investigation.
2. n. an obstructionist act. His answer to the committee was another stonewall that caught them all by surprise.
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The coaches have watched a tape of the incident and they also agree it was a stonewaller.
It was a stonewaller but Poll could not see and his linesman turned a blind eye.
It was a stonewaller and would have given Accies a chance to end their sixgame winless run.
The track's managing director Edward Gillespie is a master of applying positive spin - if he hadn't been running Cheltenham, he would have been stonewaller for the Cabinet.
The Solitude stonewaller is also an admirer of the Oval pairing of Andy Kirk and Justin McBride.
Boyd said: "Our penalty shout was a stonewaller and could have changed the course of the game.
Lions supersub Martin Scott's late winner rubbed salt in Bomber's wounds and he raged: "It was a stonewaller.
Brendan McGill, who brought Gretna back into the game, said: "I didn't know what all the fuss was about, but by all accounts it was a stonewaller.
Brown said: "It was a stonewaller and all credit to Kevin for scoring.
Our claim looked like a stonewaller from where I was and the boys thought so as well but it's a hard job being a ref.
We appealed one last season which I thought was a stonewaller to get off but it didn't get rescinded.
But Dundee boss Alan Kernaghan said: "Listening to the linesman's explanation it seemed a stonewaller.
Hartley, whose men are the only team to have beaten Queens in the league this season, said: "We should have had a penalty, it was a stonewaller.
A part-time stonewaller for the National Trust, Mr Evans has begun building the farm's new 70ft x 40ft slurry pit himself to save costs.
We had a great penalty shout just before half-time which was a stonewaller.