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  • n. Plural form of obstructer.


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  • They are torturers, murderers and obstructers of justice.

    Half Hearted Attempts at Defending the Constitution

  • Many in Washington wanted to go after obstructers as well as suspects, which suited me, but Washington also wanted a ministerial-level meeting soon to present a unified response to Syria, so I pointed out to Hadley in a conference call that suspects were almost certainly also obstructers.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • We needed to decide whether we wanted to circulate a resolution and have ministers meet in less than a week, on October 31, or whether we wanted sanctions against individual obstructers.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • But with their position secure as the opposition (as opposed to the obstructers), they can put forward plans that are reasoned and well-crafted.

    November 2004

  • I'm wondering if this ties in with that apparently masochistic impulse that has pubescent girls dragging their parental overseers to R-rated teen pictures in which they are treated as way stations in the male rite of passage, objects of scorn or desire or revenge, obstructers or facilitators in the Holy Grail of guys getting laid.

    Girls Losing Their Virtue At Fight Club

  • Wherefore, so far as I know, if such persons be not exemplary, not only in repentance, but also in the evidence and demonstration of it by its outward fruits, they may be, and are, the great obstructers of the reformation of the cities, towns, and places wherein they do inhabit; nor can any contract the guilt of a greater sin.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • On disbelievers and obstructers let us have companion.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 74, December, 1863

  • The little Cockney was the centre of a well-organised and thoroughly competent body of obstructers who by clever "heckling," by points of order, by insistent questioning, by playing now upon the anti-American string, now upon the anti-Federation string, by ribald laughter, by cheering a happy criticism, completely checked every attempt of the speaker to take flight in his oratory.

    To Him That Hath: a Tale of the West of Today

  • Soon they had been copied by the mayor of the town to restrict access to Masham market square, with obstructers paying a 4d fine of which Bamber received 10 per cent commission, a royalty later paid by the nearby villages who copied the successful practice.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • The problem is that patience here ultimately works for the obstructers of peace, on both sides. Top Stories


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