thwarts the villains trying to attack your castle.
A sliding drawbridge thwarts the villains trying to attack your castle.
That being, in many cases, but not so commonly in Australia, has a malevolent opposite who thwarts his work, an Ahriman to his Ormuzd.
Unfortunately, Matilde's status-conscious mother, Augusta, thwarts the young lovers' romance by forcing her daughter to marry wealthy landowner Manuel Fuentes Guerra (played by Fernando Colunga) in order to save the family from bankruptcy.
While many people don't realize is that clutter thwarts the best-laid plans when it comes to keeping things clean.
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