obstruct

All Verb
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  • He was making for the door when the two women obstructed the way. Cited from The Daughter of Anderson Crow, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • You would not have me attempt to obstruct the course of justice, would you? Cited from The Black Prophet: A Tale Of Irish Famine, by William Carleton
  • While some games were simple races, others allowed one team to obstruct another.
  • Because at the command of his chief, he must needs obstruct my plan of winning you. Cited from Diane of the Green Van, by Leona Dalrymple
  • I love my friend as well as you: But why should he obstruct my view? Cited from Less-known British Poets, Complete, Gilfillan
  • Hair must also be natural color and never in face or obstructing vision.
  • Certain things would help you get your wishes, others would obstruct them. Cited from The Foundations of Personality, by Abraham Myerson
  • Why then, thus place yourself Where you obstruct his passage down the pass? Cited from German Classics, Vol. III (Schiller), by Kuno Francke, Editor-in-Chief
  • You now stand in need of rest, and nothing ought to obstruct your taking it. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments Complete
  • He becomes conscious of their existence only when something has happened to obstruct their free play. Cited from Mediaeval Socialism, by Bede Jarrett
  • Nothing must be allowed to stand in the way or to obstruct your progress. Cited from From the Housetops, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • He became the first man to be given out obstructing the field after the new playing conditions were introduced.
  • Why, then, thus place yourself Where you obstruct his passage down the pass? Cited from Wilhelm Tell, by Johann Friedrich von Schiller
  • Let us speedily go to some other place before our path becomes obstructed. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • There may be a physical cause obstructing memory which neither you nor any one can now remove. Cited from Taken Alive, by E. P. Roe
  • If they were like balls they would surely obstruct each other when they met.
  • "You do not think, then, that she will obstruct our plans?" he asked. Cited from The Great Secret, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Many of these views will be obstructed due to new construction in the immediate future.
  • Do not obstruct my purpose, but leave me all of you. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1
  • These have a clear north light which can never be obstructed.
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Meaning of obstruct

  • verb Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
    His brother blocked him at every turn
  • verb Block passage through
    obstruct the path
  • verb 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