verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR obstruct
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of obstruct
OTHER WORDS FROM obstruct
Example sentences from the Web for obstruct
“Why Fish Don’t Exist,” by Lulu MillerThrough an exploration of the work of David Starr Jordan — a taxonomist whose quest to name every fish was continually obstructed — Miller, an NPR reporter, attempts to make sense of her own messy life.
At one point, the Republican at her table started saying, over and over, “I challenge this ballot, I challenge this ballot, I challenge this ballot” — clearly trying, she said, to obstruct the count.‘We will not allow anyone to stop us’: Day and night, under historic scrutiny, the nation’s vote counters carried on|Amy Gardner, Reis Thebault, Hannah Knowles, Michelle Lee|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Supervolcanic eruptions would devastate habitats, obstruct sunlight, decrease air quality, and maybe even lead to global cooling.
Downs threaded that needle by creating the popular rainbow banners, not obstructing the walks themselves, but rather bordering them.
Pence may try to accuse her of obstructing Republican-appointed judges out of hand.VP Debates Usually Don’t Matter. But We’re Way Past Usual.|Sarah Frostenson (email@example.com)|October 7, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Snoring is a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, when your airway collapses or becomes blocked during sleep.
Wan Tan, et al. “Marijuana and Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease: A Population-Based Study.”Is Pot Good for Lungs? New Marijuana Study Adds to Health-Effects Debate|Anneli Rufus|January 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Inflammatory, obstructive, and membranous dysmenorrhoea are commonly made worse by marriage.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
His lordship began at this time to display an obstructive disposition towards the government with which he had so long acted.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
In the nose the sneezing, the discharge, the obstructive swelling suggest at once catarrhal rhinitis.The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
Need we more to bid the mind perceive through obstructive flesh the God who reigns, a devil vanquished?Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
"The flippancy of the half-educated is more obstructive to science than the obtuseness of the ignorant," said he.The Poison Belt|Arthur Conan Doyle