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 for Estop
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Estop \Es*top"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Estophed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Estopping.] [OF. estoper to stop, plug, close, F.
     ['e]touper, LL. stuppare to close with tow, obstruct, fr. L.
     stuppa tow, oakum, cf. Gr. sty`pph. Cf. Stop.] (Law)
     To impede or bar by estoppel.
     [1913 Webster]
           A party will be estopped by his admissions, where his
           intent is to influence another, or derive an advantage
           to himself.                              --Abbott.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  27 Moby Thesaurus words for "estop":
     anticipate, avert, bar, debar, deflect, deter, discourage,
     dishearten, exclude, fend, fend off, forbid, foreclose, forestall,
     help, keep from, keep off, obviate, preclude, prevent, prohibit,
     repel, rule out, save, stave off, turn aside, ward off

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