The definition of 'scotching' & the word 'scotching' in example sentences or phrases

Verb
1
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  1. What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
  2. foil your opponent
2
make a small cut or score into

Synonyms of the word 'scotching' & Antonyms of the word 'scotching'.

Verb
Synonymsbilk, foil, frustrate, scotch, spoil, cross, queer, thwart, baffle, scotch,