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  • as indelay
  • as ingridlock
  • as inretardation
  • as intraffic jam

synonyms for logjam

  • lag
  • moratorium
  • postponement
  • problem
  • setback
  • stoppage
  • suspension
  • wait
  • adjournment
  • bind
  • check
  • cunctation
  • dawdling
  • demurral
  • detention
  • discontinuation
  • downtime
  • filibuster
  • hindrance
  • holding
  • impediment
  • interval
  • jam
  • lingering
  • loitering
  • obstruction
  • procrastination
  • prorogation
  • remission
  • reprieve
  • retardation
  • showstopper
  • stall
  • stay
  • stop
  • surcease
  • tarrying
  • tie up
  • cooling-off period
  • hangup
  • holding pattern
  • holdup
  • putting off
  • retardment
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antonyms for logjam

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  • continuation
  • advance
  • aid
  • assistance
  • beginning
  • go
  • help
  • liberation
  • promotion
  • support
  • dispatch
  • expedition
  • furtherance
  • hastening
  • hurry
  • rush
  • speed
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    How to use logjam in a sentence

    We’re seeing an astronomical rise in shipping rates, a dramatic lengthening of transit times and a logjam of cargo at every port.
    HOW THE DELTA VARIANT STOLE CHRISTMAS: EMPTY SHELVES, LONG WAITS — AND YES, HIGHER PRICESABHA BHATTARAISEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Though short on money, the proposed infrastructure bill does address approval logjams.
    THE $1 TRILLION INFRASTRUCTURE BILL IS A BABY STEP TOWARD THE US GRID WE NEEDJAMES TEMPLEAUGUST 5, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    Adam Piore examines why brilliant ideas that should succeed sometimes get stuck, and how a crisis like covid-19 may help break the logjam.
    WHAT PROGRESS MEANSKATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    The Kingston spill broke a long-standing logjam in Washington.
    A POWER COMPANY’S QUIET LAND-BUYING SPREE COULD SHIELD IT FROM COAL ASH CLEANUP COSTSBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSNOVEMBER 24, 2020PROPUBLICA
    Yet this minuscule improvement breaks through both a theoretical logjam and a psychological one.
    COMPUTER SCIENTISTS BREAK TRAVELING SALESPERSON RECORDERICA KLARREICHOCTOBER 8, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
    Rather wud I have perished in a logjam thin to've indured this ingratichood.
    MR. DOOLEY IN PEACE AND IN WARFINLEY PETER DUNNE
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