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Definition of 'obstruct'


  1. hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
       Synonyms: blockade block hinder stymie stymy embarrass
  2. block passage through; "obstruct the path"
       Synonyms: obturate impede occlude jam block close up
       Antonyms: free disengage
  3. shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"
       Synonyms: block

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