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- n. Someone who obstructs, agent noun of obstruct
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who obstructs or hinders.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which obstructs, hinders, or retards. Also obstructor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any structure that makes progress difficult
- n. someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
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" I was extraordinarily mistrustful of District Attorney Rice ' s sudden change from obdurate obstructer to newfound champion of justice " during her campaign, said Friedman attorney Ron Kuby .
McConnell is a notable Senate obstructer and stay-the-course agent for Bush.
Surely it cannot be Mr. Otis's position that no first-offending, non-violent, non-greedy obstructer of justice ought to do jail time.
How can you call call upon troops to conduct themselves with honor and integrity when you make lame excuses for the conduct of a convicted perjurer and obstructer of justice like Scooter Libby?
In addition, while Senator McCain was certainly correct in the debate when he claimed that Colombia and its President, Alvaro Uribe, constitute the U. S.'s number one ally in the region, HRW's new report paints a picture of Uribe as a major obstructer of the process to cut the fatal ties between the Colombian government and the murderous paramilitaries in that country.
Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), the obstructer of the earlier climate change legislation, echoed Domenici's crocodile tears about the pain at the pump while ridiculing "those who think we can tax our way out of this problem."
The obstructer is then the adequate cause of the injury.
And after Vikarna's flight, Satruntapa, unable to repress his ire, began to afflict Partha, that obstructer of foes and achiever of super-human feats, by means of a perfect shower of arrows.
Inquiry developed the fact that the boundaries of Nate's land did not include the salt lick, and his talents as an obstructer were not called into play.
Without deigning any reply, Lord Ulswater spurred his horse; the spirited animal bounded forward almost on the very person of the obstructer of the path; with uncommon agility Wolfe drew aside from the danger, seized with a powerful grasp the bridle, and abruptly arresting the horse backed it fearfully towards the descent.