Part of speech:
A barrier thrown up hastily for defense, as in street fighting
Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
A shutting off of a port or region of a belligerent state by the troops or ships of the enemy in order to prevent passage in or out in time of war
A complicating factor or occurrence as in the plot of a story or in the unfolding of events
The condition of being obstructed:
To clear or strip of scale or scales:
To vault over
To get the better of in competition, struggle, etc.; conquer
To rule out; except:
To set a limit to; confine:
Out of the way; completely away:
(Sports & Games) To assign handicaps or a handicap to (a contestant).
To venture (something):
To try to avoid or lessen loss in connection with (a bet, risk, etc.) by making counterbalancing bets, investments, etc.
To cause or force to leap
To obstruct with a roadblock
To catch or grab quickly
(Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
To put on or off hastily or carelessly:
To enclose, surround, or fortify with or as if with a wall:
(Medicine) Interruption or obstruction of a physiological function:
An obstruction or hindrance.
Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
Something that hinders; an impediment.
A place at which someone or something stops:
A gallery, deck, or loft crossing from one side of a building to the other.
To succeed in going over or through:
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