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blocking

adjective

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blocking

verb
present participle of block

Synonyms & Antonyms of blocking (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to close up so that no empty spaces remain
  • block up the opening in the wall where a window once was

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2 to prevent passage through by filling with something
  • one of the patient's arteries was so blocked with fatty deposits that blood flow had been reduced to a trickle

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3 to stop, seize, or interrupt while in progress or on course
  • a thug suddenly stepped out of a doorway and blocked his escape down the alley

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“Blocking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blocking. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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