verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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Though there is no easy path to a title, the 76ers must figure out the ways they’ve obstructed their own.Can The Sixers Find A Way To Win It All With Embiid And Simmons?|James L. Jackson|September 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Aaron Hayward was charged with felonious assault, three counts of assault, aggravated menacing, failure to comply with a police order, three counts of resisting arrest, criminal damaging and obstructing official business.The Startling Reach and Disparate Impact of Cleveland Clinic’s Private Police Force|by David Armstrong|September 28, 2020|ProPublica
Of course, it’s a little bit difficult when he’s been obstructed at every turn by the left and by the right.Full Transcript: Tomi Lahren on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 31, 2020|Ozy
If you attach your taillight to your seatpost or seatstays, be sure it’s not being obstructed by a saddlebag or your tire.
In order to eliminate obstructed seating and add layers of revenue-generating suites and club levels, many seats in modern stadiums have been pushed further up and away from the playing surface.MLB’s Newest Ballpark Is A Shift Away From Retro-Era Stadiums|Travis Sawchik|July 16, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The first filibuster took place in 1837 and then became an increasingly employed strategy to obstruct the passage of legislation.Senate Democrats Didn’t Go Far Enough to Kill the Filibuster|Dean Obeidallah|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Merkley said that the power of minority to obstruct judicial nominations had really been ended in that standoff.
It's not much different from what they've done, or haven't done, all along: obstruct Obama.The Obama Scandals Are Desperate Measures by the GOP|Robert Shrum|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And the very political forces that you are trying to end run would rise up and obstruct at every turn.Should People Be Forced to Buy Liability Insurance for their Guns?|Megan McArdle|December 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“For those of you who wish to obstruct, get ready to get knocked over,” he promised.
Then he often feels in the way and fears to obstruct the doctor in his job.Sketches of the East Africa Campaign|Robert Valentine Dolbey
General Butler had, in advance, loaded some vessels with stone ready to be sunk so as to obstruct the channel in an emergency.Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete|Ulysses S. Grant
There are then three ways in which a coagulum may obstruct the circulation through a vein.
Besides, the action of frost and water and vegetation has a continual operation to obstruct open ditches.Farm drainage|Henry Flagg French
The valid ground for now discussing its truth is that it is at present allowed to obstruct the practical conduct of life.Theism or Atheism|Chapman Cohen