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obstruct
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
to block or hinder
The exact meaning of obstruct can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "obstruct the path" — block passage through
  • "obstruct justice" — hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
  • "obstruct her view" — get in the way so as to hide from sight
  • Never before had I seen houses burning without the accompaniment of an obstructive crowd.
    1.13 — Book 1 Chapter 13 — How I Fell in with the Curate (37% in)

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