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synonyms for obstacles

  • bump
  • difficulty
  • disincentive
  • handicap
  • hardship
  • hindrance
  • hitch
  • hurdle
  • interference
  • obstruction
  • restriction
  • snag
  • stumbling block
  • bar
  • block
  • catch
  • check
  • clog
  • crimp
  • encumbrance
  • hamper
  • hang-up
  • interruption
  • joker
  • mountain
  • rub
  • traverse
  • vicissitude
  • Catch-22
  • booby trap
  • monkey wrench
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antonyms for obstacles

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • ease
  • help
  • opening
  • promotion
  • blessing
  • clearance
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How to use obstacles in a sentence

The obstacles operating against the development of enterprises and employment of foreign capital to be removed.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
His fiery enthusiasm swept aside all difficulties; his inventive genius ever showed him the way to surmount all obstacles.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
That door and that sentry were obstacles which Garnache saw the futility of attempting to overcome without aid.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But the obstacles which should have hindered his assailants hindered Garnache even more at this juncture.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And all the while precious moments were being wasted, and new obstacles barred the way.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Fearless, strong, and proud, he will conquer all obstacles; he will break his chains and liberate mankind.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Situated as we are, in the United States, many, and almost insurmountable obstacles present themselves.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
But I feel a strong desire (irritated, like all passions, by repeated obstacles) to escape to Bath.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Then, as now, high prices led to consumption; for vanity likes to override obstacles.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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