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Spell check of obstruction

Correct spelling: obstruction

Common misspellings*:

  • obstuction (50%)
  • obtruction (50%)

Synonyms:
disagreement, interruption, dribble, impedimenta, restraint, entrapment, corner, encumbrance, deterrent, pin down, choke, bar, breastwork, obstructer, dive, impasse, block, manacle, blockade, blockage, protest, backhand, damper, traverse, hinderance, resister, mire, cross, baulk, blast, impediment, fetter, repulsion, entanglement, repression, prohibition, obstacle, help, seal, tangle, check, drawback, impedance, barrier, chip, snarl, burden, bafflement, jam, clog, disadvantage, obstinacy, inhibition, constipation, bottleneck, intercept, friction, parapet, fight, inconvenience, interference, lock, antagonism, dispute, rampart, occlusion, paralysis, embarrassment, rebuff, opposition, barricade, predicament, confrontation, bulwark, closure, fastener, stumbling block, bung, problem, cork, discouragement, pin, complication, hold back, stop, counteraction, delivery, brake, congestion, hamper, stoppage, cramp, crimp, constraint, delay, stopper, open, difficulty, challenge, chain, snag, adversary, balk, obstructor, hurdle, hold, ball, hindrance, frustration, obstruct, let, immobilize, proscription, wall, trap, conflict, shackles, resistance, stay, plug, retardation, contradiction, dam, suppression, restriction, circumvention, prevention, drag, objection, obstructionist, catch, holdback, handicap, thwarter, sabotage, counterattack, defiance, checkmate, trammel.

Antonyms:
break, passage, admittance, boost, stimulus, handmaiden, impetus, incentive, way, catalyst, assistance, benefit, edge, opening, spur, transit, stimulant, help, thoroughfare, entrance, advantage, road, aid, goad.

Examples of usage:

1) It is impossible to slip beside it for it is too close there; so it will be necessary that we turn back a little, get on top, and ride around the obstruction; but it is yet two hours to night; therefore we have plenty of time. - "In Desert and Wilderness", Henryk Sienkiewicz.

2) This offers an obstruction to the drift of the old ice. - "My Attainment of the Pole", Frederick A. Cook.

3) He crept round the obstruction, and a few moments later found himself knee- deep in water before a little dam that had been thrown across the heading. - "The Greater Power", Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton.

Similar words:
Obstructing, obstructive, obstructionist, observation, obstructed, meteorological observation post, Obscuration, obstruct, obstetrician.

* Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,231,521 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

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