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obstruct
used in Dracula

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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
  • When he stood between me and the flame he did not obstruct it, for I could see its ghostly flicker all the same.
    Chapter 1 (91% in)
  • Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to first principles of hope and enjoyment.
    Chapter 24 (51% in)

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