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  Words related to deterrent

Related / Similar Words: hindrance, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap

 

Definition:
  • something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress;
  • tending to deter; "the deterrent effects of high prices";

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    Hyponyms: albatross, millstone, bind, drag, obstacle, obstruction, straitjacket

     

    Derivational Morphology: handicap, hinder, hamper, impede, deter, discourage, obstruct, blockade, block, stymie, stymy, embarrass

     

     
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