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the rub

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Synonyms for the rub

noun complication in situation
  • barrier
  • bug
  • crunch
  • difficulty
  • disadvantage
  • drawback
  • glitch
  • hitch
  • holdup
  • hurdle
  • impediment
  • inconvenience
  • obstacle
  • stumbling block
  • bar
  • blockade
  • brake
  • catch
  • clog
  • crimp
  • cropper
  • curb
  • drag
  • fix
  • hamper
  • hole
  • knot
  • obstruction
  • pickle
  • problem
  • puzzler
  • scrape
  • spot
  • Catch-22
  • the rub
  • tight spot

Antonyms for the rub

  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • help
  • opening
  • profit
  • boon
  • solution
  • convenience
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.