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Adjective
Causing or tending to cause deliberate difficulties and delays
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Made so as to deter an anticipated unpleasant situation
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Single-threaded
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The prevention of the progress, success, or fulfillment of something
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The process of blocking or obstructing, or something that blocks or obstructs
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An obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another
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Blocking
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The action of inhibiting a process
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The state of being congested
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Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
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A deliberate policy of obstructing something, especially a political process or body
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An action such as prolonged speaking which obstructs progress in a legislative assembly in a way that does not technically contravene the required procedures
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A print made from an engraved plate, block, or other surface
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Present participle for to block or clog up a space or opening
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“You can block these holes with a mixture of steel wool and mortar or caulk.”
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Present participle for to stop, prevent or interrupt something from progressing
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“Customers may become enraged if you block their attempts to contact you.”
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(in sport) Present participle for to stop (a ball or blow) from finding its mark
“He uses his explosive leaping ability to block shots with ease.”
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Present participle for to stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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Present participle for to defy or put up an opposition to
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Present participle for to obscure or block out (light)
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Present participle for to grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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Present participle for to ensure the safety of; to keep from harm
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Present participle for force into a narrow space
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Present participle for take over in place of another
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Present participle for to give a particular shape or form to
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Present participle for surround with a hedge
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Present participle for catch, snare; trick
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Present participle for to provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
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