Part of speech:
An upright structure of wood, stone, brick, etc., serving to enclose, divide, support, or protect
The definition of a hurdle is a barrier that athletes or horses need to jump over during a competition, or an obstacle that needs to be overcome.
Something that serves as an obstacle; a barrier:
Bar means something that stands in the way of something or keeps something from happening.
To reach or extend in a long, graceful curve or line
To extend, stretch, reach, or pass over or across
To interfere with; thwart or obstruct:
To refuse to believe; reject:
In a zigzag course
To move along a course, as a phonograph needle in the groove of a record.
The definition of thwart is to hinder or stop something from happening.
To secure, fit, or support with a swivel.
To offer resistance.
To prove (an argument or statement) to be false or wrong, by argument or evidence
To provide opposing arguments
To go through a trial, test, examination, or course of study successfully; satisfy given requirements or standards
To succeed in crossing, surmounting, moving through, etc.
To obstruct or delay the progress of:
To test by carefully questioning in order to find out the knowledge, skill, qualifications, etc. of (a student, witness, job applicant, etc.)
To mark or cover with crossing lines
Contraction of of course.
To assert to be untrue, often by saying the opposite:
To cross by or as if by a bridge.
To argue or reason against; contradict; deny; dispute
To engage in discussion or argument; debate.
To try to disprove or invalidate (something) as by argument or legal action; dispute
To cover or protect with, or as if with, a case; to enclose.
To survey or study mentally; consider:
To scrutinize is to look at something very closely or very carefully.
To study, peruse, or examine carefully.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To turn on or as if on a pivot
To pass over, across or through something
The definition of an obstruction is something that gets in the way, sticks out or blocks passage.
Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
(--- Law) Something that obstructs the making of a legal contract.
The definition of a hindrance is an obstacle or something that inhibits or delays some desired action.
A thing that prevents passage or approach; obstruction, as a fence, wall, etc.
To administer the religious rite of confirmation to.
(Usually uncountable) One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise.
To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To stir the emotions:
To move upwards.
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