One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
stop, put a stop to, avert, nip in the bud, fend off, turn aside, stave off, ward off, head off, shut out, block, intercept, halt, arrest, check, stay
hinder, impede, hamper, obstruct, baulk, foil, thwart, obviate, cheat, frustrate, forestall, counteract, inhibit, hold back, curb, restrain, preclude, pre-empt, save, help, suppress
disallow, prohibit, forbid, proscribe, exclude, debar, bar, deter
allow, cause, encourage
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