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synonyms for obstructing

  • in the way
  • obstruent
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How to use obstructing in a sentence

We entered the town through one of the gateways, which has no doubt been obstructing the main highway for several hundred years.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
You can not see the obstructing power, for it is really a gyrating section of force, and is colorless.
ETIDORHPA OR THE END OF EARTH.JOHN URI LLOYD
This Indian was standing on his feet, leaning forward, and peering as best he could between the trees and the obstructing limbs.
THE YOUNG RANCHERSEDWARD S. ELLIS
The Sumerians observed that the land was brought into existence by means of the obstructing reeds, which caused mud to accumulate.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
It was high time, for the last obstructing logs of the old barricade had fallen and the chamber was a seething mass of fire.
THROUGH THE WALLCLEVELAND MOFFETT
Judge Scroggs was right—it was "resisting an officer," at least "obstructing" him in his wickedness.
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
Gentlemen of the Jury, Mr. Phillips and Mr. Higginson in this case are charged with "obstructing an officer."
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
In short he was charged with "obstructing an officer" and attempting to "dissolve the Union," with "levying war."
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
His inclination was to "open" the view, to cut down obstructing trees, even at the expense of the foreground.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
As I turned the sharp curve I saw not fifty feet below me a huge log obstructing the road.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
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