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A thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone
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“The only hindrance being the armour and the shields that warriors of the period carried.”
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A negative consequence or downside of a given course of action
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The act of retarding or delaying
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A person or thing whose presence or behaviour is likely to put one at a disadvantage
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The act of sabotaging something
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A barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply
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A cause of trouble or difficulty
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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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The interruption of a settled and peaceful condition
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A breakdown of peaceful behavior
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An act, utterance, or period that interrupts someone or something
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A failure or malfunction, including technical, mechanical, or in personal relationships
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The action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody
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