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  Words related to impede

Related / Similar Words: obstruct, obturate, occlude, jam, block, close up, hinder

 

Definition:
  • block passage through; "obstruct the path";
  • be a hindrance or obstacle to; "She is impeding the progress of our project";

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    Hyponyms: blockade, block off, barricade, barricado, suffocate, stifle, asphyxiate, choke, tie up, dam, dam up, screen, block out, land up, earth up, block, stop, block up, bar, clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, foul, obstruct, obturate, occlude, jam, close up, interfere, set back, hobble, stunt

     

    Derivational Morphology: blocking, block, interference, blockage, closure, occlusion, obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta, obturator, hindrance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, deterrent, balk, baulk, check, handicap

     

     
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