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obstruct

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  • verbprevent, restrict
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Synonyms for obstruct

verb prevent, restrict
  • block
  • curb
  • cut off
  • hamper
  • hinder
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • interfere
  • obscure
  • retard
  • stall
  • stonewall
  • stymie
  • thwart
  • arrest
  • bar
  • barricade
  • check
  • choke
  • clog
  • close
  • congest
  • crab
  • fill
  • frustrate
  • hamstring
  • hide
  • interrupt
  • mask
  • occlude
  • plug
  • restrain
  • sandbag
  • shield
  • stop
  • stopper
  • terminate
  • throttle
  • trammel
  • drag one's feet
  • foul up
  • get in the way
  • hang up
  • hold up
  • monkey with
  • shut off
  • slow down
  • weigh down

Antonyms for obstruct

  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • further
  • help
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • begin
  • continue
  • free
  • lay bare
  • let go
  • liberate
  • open
  • release
  • reveal
  • start
  • support
  • unblock
  • uncover
  • unmask
  • unplug
  • unstop
  • abet
  • boost
  • clear
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

balk

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