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Adjective
Hindering
Noun
The process of blocking or obstructing
Verb
Present participle for 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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Present participle for to block or halt the movement or passage of
“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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to (attempt to) prevent something from happening
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Present participle for to cause to come to a stop or end
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Present participle for to physically make unclear or less visible
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Present participle for to defy or put up an opposition to
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Present participle for cause the downfall or ruin of
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Present participle for to prohibit or interdict the participation or inclusion of
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Present participle for to grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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