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1. obstruct

verb. ['əbˈstrʌkt'] hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.

Synonyms

  • forestall
  • hinder
  • foreclose
  • block
  • forbid
  • bottleneck
  • check
  • stonewall
  • blockade
  • hang
  • filibuster
  • embarrass
  • preclude
  • stymy
  • prevent

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • proliferation
  • allow
  • permit

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Rhymes with Obstruct

  • reconstruct
  • deconstruct
  • construct
  • instruct
  • destruct
  • conduct
  • induct
  • deduct
  • abduct
  • trucked
  • plucked
  • tucked
  • sucked
  • shucked
  • lucked
  • lucht
  • fucked
  • duct
  • ducked
  • chucked
  • bucked

How do you pronounce obstruct?

Pronounce obstruct as əbˈstrəkt.

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Sentences with obstruct


1. Verb, base form
First make sure your fireplace is clean and free of any debris that will obstruct the paint from adhering.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Open fences, such as a split-rail fence, don’t obstruct landscape views on the other side.

2. obstruct

verb. ['əbˈstrʌkt'] block passage through.

Synonyms

  • impede
  • block
  • block out
  • bar
  • barricade
  • suffocate
  • congest
  • stifle
  • block off
  • foul
  • obturate
  • occlude
  • clog up
  • clog
  • dam up
  • tie up
  • close up
  • dam
  • asphyxiate
  • stop
  • block up
  • hinder
  • jam
  • choke
  • blockade
  • choke off
  • back up
  • earth up
  • screen
  • land up

Antonyms

  • free
  • let
  • natural object
  • unstuff

3. obstruct

verb. ['əbˈstrʌkt'] shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight.

Synonyms

  • block
  • hide
  • blockade
  • bar
  • block off
  • barricade
  • conceal
  • stop

Antonyms

  • bring to
  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember
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