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Though there is no easy path to a title, the 76ers must figure out the ways they’ve obstructed their own.

Aaron Hayward was charged with felonious assault, three counts of assault, aggravated menacing, failure to comply with a police order, three counts of resisting arrest, criminal damaging and obstructing official business.

Of course, it’s a little bit difficult when he’s been obstructed at every turn by the left and by the right.

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If you attach your taillight to your seatpost or seatstays, be sure it’s not being obstructed by a saddlebag or your tire.

In order to eliminate obstructed seating and add layers of revenue-generating suites and club levels, many seats in modern stadiums have been pushed further up and away from the playing surface.

He gave money to a group seeking to obstruct equality for gay people.

The first filibuster took place in 1837 and then became an increasingly employed strategy to obstruct the passage of legislation.

Merkley said that the power of minority to obstruct judicial nominations had really been ended in that standoff.

It's not much different from what they've done, or haven't done, all along: obstruct Obama.

And the very political forces that you are trying to end run would rise up and obstruct at every turn.

Dalton was passed without difficulty, and beyond we stopped again to cut wires and to obstruct the track.

All B—— turned out, but did not obstruct my view, for I was at the large first-floor window and not ten yards away.

Some qualities favour, others obstruct the realisation of a first conception.

The bib must not extend too far into the lead pipe or it will obstruct the flow of water.

The branch should not extend into the run of pipe enough to obstruct the bore of it.


On this page you'll find 164 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obstruct, such as: block, curb, cut off, hamper, hinder, and impede.

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