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synonyms for tackling

  • conflict
  • intervention
  • intrusion
  • obstruction
  • tampering
  • arrest
  • background
  • barring
  • blocking
  • choking
  • hindrance
  • interposition
  • meddlesomeness
  • opposition
  • prying
  • resistance
  • retardation
  • backseat driving
  • barging in
  • checking
  • clashing
  • clogging
  • hampering
  • intermeddling
  • trespassing
See also synonyms for: tacklings
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antonyms for tackling

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  • encouragement
  • aid
  • assistance
  • help
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How to use tackling in a sentence

Ndombele rarely wastes the ball, but when he does, his tackling ability means he’s as big an asset pressing to win the ball back as he is with the ball at his feet going forward.
JOSÉ MOURINHO HAS TOTTENHAM AT THE TOP OF THE TABLE. BUT ARE SPURS FOR REAL?TERRENCE DOYLEDECEMBER 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Tailback Jamaal Williams had a 13-yard touchdown run for the Packers that featured some weak tackling attempts by Chicago defenders.
AARON RODGERS CONTINUES TO THRIVE. MITCHELL TRUBISKY? NOT SO MUCH.MARK MASKENOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“He must get up again,” retorted Lon, and he was for tackling the bell-pull once more.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 4 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
That's why I don't mind tackling cabmen—they sit all day, and all they've got to say is 'rat-tat,' and they've done.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The moment I blow the whistle, you watch out for the tackling clutch to come down and lock it around the tree.
FIVE LITTLE STARRS IN THE CANADIAN FORESTLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
He was one of the bigger kids there already, and he was fond of "accidentally" tackling you at the end of a chase.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
I made it as far as the other end of the alley before she caught up with me, tackling me from behind and sending me sprawling.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
Hasn't the man trouble enough without tackling your chiccory?
THE NERVE OF FOLEYFRANK H. SPEARMAN
After the tackling was prepared and in good working order, it took me the greater part of a day to hoist the main topsail.
THE CORAL ISLANDR.M. BALLANTYNE
Well begun is half done, and tackling a thing confidently means almost surely that it will be accomplished.
HEALTH THROUGH WILL POWERJAMES J. WALSH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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