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stumbling block

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Synonyms for stumbling block

  • barrier
  • complication
  • deterrent
  • difficulty
  • drawback
  • handicap
  • hindrance
  • hitch
  • hurdle
  • impediment
  • obstacle
  • setback
  • snag
  • Catch-22
  • barricade
  • blockage
  • catch
  • clog
  • delay
  • discouragement
  • drag
  • fly in the ointment
  • holdup
  • limitation
  • obstruction
  • restraint
  • road block
  • stone in one's path
  • stumbling stone
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Antonyms for stumbling block

  • advance
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • boon
  • ease
  • encouragement
  • help
  • opening
  • peace
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STUMBLING BLOCK

Von Horn was really the only stumbling block in Bududreen's path.

Many of them used their liberty in their northern home as a stumbling block.

That speech has been the stumbling block of most actors we have seen.

The 10d has already proved a stumbling block, for it was not perforated at all!

To Kat, he was nothing, unless it was a stumbling block in the way of her happiness.

You do not wish to be a stumbling block, do you, Monsieur le Cur?

Still there was a stumbling block in the way of arresting Small.

Do not be cast down; all will go well if the stumbling block be removed.

There was one person who had always been an eyesore to him, and a stumbling block in his way.

There would have been one stumbling block away; one lion out of my path.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STUMBLING BLOCK

bar

nounbarrier; blockage

catch

nountrick, hidden disadvantage
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