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synonyms for gridlock

  • bottleneck
  • congestion
  • impasse
  • logjam
  • barrier
  • blockage
  • clog
  • obstacle
  • stoppage
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antonyms for gridlock

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  • clearance
  • opening
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How to use gridlock in a sentence

It’s very easy to see the Senate descending into one of its most gridlocked periods in an era already marked by gridlock.
THE CASE AGAINST DEMOCRATS NUKING THE FILIBUSTERAARON BLAKEJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hendricks says removing this provision, which essentially lets one party veto measures it doesn’t like, would be helpful in eliminating some of the gridlock.
NEW SENATE LEADERSHIP COULD FINALLY HELP US FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGEULA CHROBAKJANUARY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
On Wednesday, the 10-year Treasury moved above 1 percent for the first time since March, as the outcome of the Georgia Senate race seemed to indicate the possibility of less gridlock, making another stimulus a more realistic possibility.
FIXED MORTGAGE RATES SINK TO LOWEST LEVELS IN HISTORY BUT COULD BE HEADED HIGHERKATHY ORTONJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On Wednesday, congressional leaders neared an agreement on a roughly $900 billion relief package after months of partisan gridlock.
FED LEADERS MORE OPTIMISTIC ON JOBS, GDP GROWTH AT FINAL 2020 POLICY MEETINGRACHEL SIEGELDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
To be sure, Wall Street’s pundits and market strategists, along with plenty of journalists and even some top academics, are touting divided government gridlock as great news for the markets.
IS GRIDLOCK REALLY ‘NIRVANA’ FOR STOCKS? INVESTORS SHOULD BE WARY OF THESE FOUR POTENTIAL PERILSSHAWN TULLYNOVEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
As LPL’s Jeff Buchbinder told Fortune’s Anne Sraders on Wednesday, “Stocks tend to like gridlock and taking out major policy disruption.”
FOUR DAYS OF BIG GAINS PUT THE S&P 500 JUST 2% BELOW ITS ALL- TIME HIGHLEE CLIFFORDNOVEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
Tuesday’s elections may have disappointed partisans on both sides of the aisle, but money managers cheered the return of gridlock.
WALL STREET RALLIES AS INVESTORS BELIEVE WASHINGTON GRIDLOCK IS GOOD FOR BUSINESSDAVID LYNCH, TAYLOR TELFORDNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If gridlock breaks, the doctrines that conservatives have developed might not stand in the way of new and quite extensive regulations.
WILL A 6-3 CONSERVATIVE SUPREME COURT ROLL BACK REGULATIONS ON BUSINESS? NOT SO FASTMATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
Which means checks and controls could create massive, disruptive gridlocks at ports of entry.
THE EU AND THE UK STILL HAVEN’T REACHED A POST-BREXIT AGREEMENT. WHAT’S NEXT?JEN KIRBYOCTOBER 16, 2020VOX
That gridlock leads to extremely expensive housing overall and huge price spikes in strong markets such as today’s.
HOUSING FLIPS THE RECESSION SCRIPT: PRICES WILL KEEP RISING FOR UP TO A YEAR, BUT HERE’S HOW THE PARTY WILL ENDSHAWN TULLYOCTOBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIDLOCK

  • Catch-22
  • box
  • cessation
  • checkmate
  • corner
  • dead end
  • dead heat
  • dilemma
  • draw
  • full stop
  • gridlock
  • halt
  • hole
  • pause
  • pickle
  • plight
  • posture
  • predicament
  • quandary
  • standoff
  • standstill
  • tie
  • wall
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