Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
The act of hindering:
To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
A factor, condition, or element that complicates.
Something that deters:
Anything that discourages
Money paid back from a charge previously made; refund, esp. of import duties when the taxed commodities are later exported
An allowance of a certain amount of time or distance in starting, granted in a race (other contest of skill) to the competitor possessing disadvantages; or an additional weight or other hindrance imposed upon the one possessing advantages, in order to equalize, as much as possible, the chances of success.
(Informal) To get (a ride) by hitchhiking:
(--- Law) Something that obstructs the making of a legal contract.
(Sports) The act of impeding another player in violation of the rules, as when a player impedes the progress of an opponent not in possession of the puck in ice hockey.
A device or other means of limiting movement, used to prevent the infliction of harm to self or others.
To become caught or impeded by a sharp projection, a difficulty, etc.
A stumbling block.
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