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Defects in administration by the Intendance, and general obstructiveness in that branch of the service.
Every one recognises that cantankerous obstructiveness would only make matters worse, nay, absolutely intolerable.
They represented the conservatism which sought to distinguish itself from mere obstructiveness.
The Utilitarians saw in the dogged obstructiveness of Eldon and his like the one great obstacle to reform.
Several critics of democracy have accused it not only of rash iconoclasm, but of obstinate conservatism and obstructiveness.
OUTSPOKEN ESSAYSWILLIAM RALPH INGE
Sechele, Sekomi, and Lechulatebe owed their lives to his clemency; and the latter might have paid dearly for his obstructiveness.
They would sit silent, more bodeful of the direct antagonism of things than of their insensate and stolid obstructiveness.
JUDE THE OBSCURETHOMAS HARDY
Suspecting new obstructiveness on the part of Mrs. Winter, Harvey went to town in an impatient mood.
THE WHIRLPOOLGEORGE GISSING
Toryism represents obstructiveness to Radical progress, but it represents open hostility.
CHARLES BRADLAUGH: A RECORD OF HIS LIFE AND WORK, VOLUME I (OF 2)HYPATIA BRADLAUGH BONNER AND J. M. (JOHN MACKINNON) ROBERTSON
Two valuable days, however, had been lost by their obstructiveness.
BY CANOE AND DOG-TRAINEGERTON RYERSON YOUNG

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