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fly ointment

see definition of fly ointment
  • as instumbling block
  • as incatch
  • as indisadvantage(s)
  • as indrawback
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Synonyms for fly ointment

noun hindrance
  • barrier
  • complication
  • deterrent
  • difficulty
  • drawback
  • handicap
  • hindrance
  • hitch
  • hurdle
  • impediment
  • obstacle
  • setback
  • snag
  • Catch-22
  • barricade
  • blockage
  • catch
  • clog
  • delay
  • discouragement
  • drag
  • fly in the ointment
  • holdup
  • limitation
  • obstruction
  • restraint
  • road block
  • stone in one's path
  • stumbling stone

Antonyms for fly ointment

  • advance
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • boon
  • ease
  • encouragement
  • help
  • opening
  • peace
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.