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obstacle-ridden

Definitions

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  • adj. dominated or plagued by obstacles.

Etymologies

obstacle +‎ -ridden (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Only 78 percent of participants successfully complete the obstacle-ridden 10 to 12-mile course, which is a low rate compared to other events like marathons and triathlons.

    Michael Silverman: Training for a Tough Mudder in New York City

  • The core concept is familiar to fans of the prior offerings: using high-powered artillery, fire a hapless stickman across an obstacle-ridden course and strike a small target.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • They have to decide whether to walk and risk falling into the water from the bridge's remaining sliver of obstacle-ridden and uneven walkway or to drive the long way around and risk damage to their vehicles along the quarter-mile temporary road.

    The Daily News - News

  • The low-budget film, which revolves around Dadasaheb Phalke on his obstacle-ridden journey to make

    Daily News & Analysis

  • Shahrukh Kkan describes the film as a "sweet obstacle-ridden love story" but on closer look there are layers around it - of Islam, disability and subtle racial discrimination.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • But critics argue that years of pressure to cut the welfare rolls has left an obstacle-ridden program that chases off the poor, even when times are difficult.

    A Spork in the Drawer

  • [C] ritics argue that years of pressure to cut the welfare rolls has left an obstacle-ridden program that chases off the poor, even when times are difficult …

    Sweetness & Light

  • Deepening the Gazans 'sense of imprisonment, they must now also obtain permission from the Hamas government before attempting to leave, further complicating an obstacle-ridden path to freedom.

    The Shad Plank

  • Greg Nickels and Council member Jan Drago, though Drago's path to an ultimate win (her complaint with Nickels has to do not with substance but with process, almost always a snoozer for voters) remains obstacle-ridden.

    Ridenbaugh Press/Northwest

  • She starts and ends her school day by choosing between two walking routes: one safer path that takes 35 minutes, and one creepy, obstacle-ridden one that takes 20.

    Queens Crap

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