Sentence Examples


  • With the obstruction removed, water plunged down the creek bed, dragging debris with it.
  • If present in large numbers they may give rise to obstruction of the liver-ducts or to inflammation of other tissues.
  • Caesar had no resource left but uncompromising obstruction, which he sustained by enormous bribes.
  • It is noted for the fine boxwood grown in the vicinity, is a port of call for Black Sea coasting steamers and carries on a considerable trade with Constantinople which might be increased were it not for the obstruction of the harbour by a bar.
  • But in November 1898, on the occasion of the renewal of the commercial convention with Austria, the attack on the ministry was renewed with unprecedented virulence, obstruction being systematically practised with the object of goading the government into committing illegalities, till Banffy, finding the situation impossible, resigned on the 17th of February 1899.