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  Words related to obstruct

Related / Similar Words: obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up, blockade, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass

 

Definition:
  • block passage through; "obstruct the path";
  • shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains";
  • hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn";

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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, stonewall, filibuster, check, hang, bottleneck

     

    Grouped Verbs: barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar

     

    Derivational Morphology: blocking, block, interference, blockage, closure, occlusion, obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta, obturator, stymie, hindrance, deterrent, balk, baulk, check, handicap, obstructionist, resister, thwarter

     

     
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