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hindrance

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  1. something that makes movement or progress difficult made a survey of all the hindrances to wheelchair access, such as curbs and stairs Synonyms of hindrance balk, bar, block, chain, clog, cramp, crimp, deterrent, drag, embarrassment, fetter, handicap, encumbrance, holdback, hurdle, impediment, inhibition, interference, let, manacle, obstacle, obstruction, shackles, stop, stumbling block, trammelWords Related to hindrance catch, hitch, rub, snag; barrier, blockade, blockage, brick wall, stone wall; arrest, bit, brake, check, constraint, curb, hobble, rein, restraint; embargo, stoppage; delay, holdup, stall; burden, cumber, load; danger, hazard, peril, reef; adversity, difficulty, disadvantage, drawback, hardshipNear Antonyms of hindrance catalyst, goad, impetus, incentive, spur, stimulant, stimulus; advantage, break, edge; aid, assistance, benefit, boost, handmaiden (also handmaid), help


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