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From 2006 to 2012, a series of storms broke through the dune barriers.

He’s tearing down barriers and making sure we have a safe, effective vaccine in record time.

The purpose would be to first build an immunity barrier among special groups in the population.

From Vox

Military airplanes that can accelerate through the sound barrier are relatively common.

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla on Wednesday reiterated his optimistic view that the company’s experimental coronavirus vaccine is a strong contender and may potentially cross key barriers on the way to the public by the fall.

From Fortune

All of these increased barriers then have a snowball effect.

Foxx says that he thinks this generation has the capacity to keep pushing through racial barriers.

Only one of the crowd-control barriers was deployed, to close off a sidewalk as the royals arrived.

More fireworks followed the first, and the metal barriers rattled.

Yet his ubiquity symbolizes the dissolving of more barriers between gay and straight.

The volcanic eruptions of the mountains on the west broke down its barriers, and let its waters flow.

Thus age and avarice can always over-leap barriers which, to the young and romantic, are insurmountable.

Ever and always the result of religion has been to raise unnatural barriers, to create sin.

The exterior appearance of the towers and barriers, called together the oppidum, is shown in Fig. 140.

Marian was altogether obvious; whereas Mrs. Owen felt the barriers of reserve in Sylvia.


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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to barriers, such as: fence, wall, limit, roadblock, blockade, and obstacle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.