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To block or clog up a space or opening
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“When you obstruct the flow of water by pressing the mouth of a rubber hose with your finger, the water spurts out at a higher velocity.”
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To block or halt the movement or passage of
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“The High Court has ruled many times that no rally or party shall obstruct the easy movement of the public and vehicles.”
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To impede the work or ability of, especially intending to cause failure
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“To obstruct that freedom is to obstruct his ability to perform the work properly, and at a lower cost to the Government.”
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To cause to fail
“Many people and corporations over the years had attempted to obstruct his attempts at growing his ever-rising empire to new heights.”
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To physically make unclear or less visible
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To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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Block or defend with a barricade
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To defy or put up an opposition to
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To keep from harm, or to ensure the safety of
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To prohibit or interdict the participation or inclusion of
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