A race or other competition in which difficulties are imposed on the superior contestants, or advantages given to the inferior, to make their chances of winning equal
The definition of a check is a sudden stop or a person or thing that restrains or controls.
A hindrance or disappointment; a check.
Deterrent is defined as something that prevents or blocks.
The definition of a hindrance is an obstacle or something that inhibits or delays some desired action.
An obstructing or being obstructed
A shackle used to teach a horse to amble.
An unexpected or hidden obstacle, difficulty, etc.
The definition of an obstacle is something that gets in the way or that slows or stops progress.
The definition of a malady is a disease, ailment or unpleasant condition.
The definition of an inhibition is something that holds you back or restrains you from doing or thinking something.
A difficulty to be overcome; obstacle
A hindrance; obstacle; entanglement
The definition of a flaw is a mark or error that makes something faulty.
Embarrassment is defined as a feeling of humiliation or shame, or a person or thing causing you to feel ashamed, or an abundance.
The definition of a defect is an imperfection or lacking that causes the person or thing with the defect to fall short of perfection.
A situation from which there is no escape
Bar means something that stands in the way of something or keeps something from happening.
An upright structure of wood, stone, brick, etc., serving to enclose, divide, support, or protect
(Surveying) A series of points, with angles and distances measured between, traveled around a subject, usually for use as ""control"" i.e. angular reference system for later surveying work.
A speech disorder characterized by spasmodic repetition of the initial consonant or syllable of words and frequent pauses or prolongation of sounds.
A way of speaking characterized by involuntary pauses or repetitions.
Fault means a mistake or a weakness.
Something carried with difficulty
Any hidden, unsuspected difficulty
A person who tricks or coerces others into service as sailors or soldiers.
An interruption or a delay:
An obstacle, hindrance, or difficulty
Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
Motion affected with slowness and difficulty, as if clogged.
The definition of a chain is a series of objects, people or events which are connected to one another, or a flexible series of metal links.
Something that confines or restrains:
The period of time for which something is delayed
The definition of a disability is something that restricts.
The definition of a disadvantage is an unfavorable situation or something that puts someone in an unfavorable situation.
The definition of a shackle is a literal or figurative restraint that keeps you in place or prevents you from doing what you want.
The definition of a restraint is something that restricts freedom or prevents someone from doing something.
Prohibition is a law or order forbidding something, or is the condition of forbidding something, or was a time in the U.S. during the 1920s and early 1930s when alcohol was illegal.
The definition of a restriction is a limitation.
Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
(Uncountable, euphemistic) Correction of deficits, as by psychological counseling or medication or social support or remedial training.
Financial or other help.
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