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Obstructor

noun
1.
Someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take.  Synonyms: obstructer, obstructionist, resister, thwarter.
2.
Any structure that makes progress difficult.  Synonyms: impediment, impedimenta, obstructer, obstruction.






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"Obstructor" Quotes from Famous Books



... one! Everything we try to do, somebody intrudes & obstructs it. After years of thought & labor I have arrived within one little bit of a step of perfecting my invention for exhausting the oxygen in the globe's air during a stretch of two minutes, & of course along comes an obstructor who is inventing something to protect human life. Damn such ...
— Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete - The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens • Albert Bigelow Paine



Words linked to "Obstructor" :   tumbler, closure, disputant, construction, incumbrance, hitch, preventive, blockade, hinderance, preventative, occlusion, obstacle, blockage, barrier, hindrance, obstruct, bar, naysayer, interference, stop, structure, stonewaller, block, eristic, controversialist, encumbrance, impedimenta, stoppage



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