obstruct

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fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery; can obstruct blood flow atheroma
defensive structure consisting of a movable obstacle composed of barbed wire or spikes attached to a wooden frame; used to obstruct cavalry cheval-de-frise , chevaux-de-frise
obstruct normal breathing choke
unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community criminal maintenance , maintenance
legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes filibuster , filibusterer
prolapse of the end of the ureter into the bladder; may obstruct urine flow ureterocele
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