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English verb: obturate

1. obturate (contact) block passage through


SamplesObstruct the path.


Synonymsblock, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, occlude


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hinder, impede


Narrower (hyponym)asphyxiate, back up, bar, barricade, barricade, barricade, barricado, block, block off, block off, block out, block up, blockade, blockade, choke, choke, choke off, clog, clog up, congest, dam, dam up, earth up, foul, land up, screen, stifle, stop, suffocate, tie up


Antonymsdisengage, free









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