clog [klog, klawg] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||bar, block, blockade, burden, cumbrance, dead weight, drag, encumbrance, hindrance, impedance, impediment, obstruction, snag|
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||albatross, ball and chain, charge, cumber, cumbrance, deadweight, duty, encumbrance, excess baggage, load, millstone, onus, oppression, pressure, responsibility, strain, task, tax|
|Antonyms:||advantage, benefit, pleasure, solution|
|Category:||1. Conditional antagonism|
prevention, preclusion, obstruction, stoppage; embolus; interruption, interception, interclusion; hindrance, impedition; retardment, retardation; embarrassment, oppilation; coarctation, stricture, restriction; restraint; inhibition; blockade (closure)., interference, interposition; obtrusion; discouragement, discountenance., impediment, let, obstacle, obstruction, knot, knag; check, hitch, contretemps, screw loose, grit in the oil., bar, stile, barrier;, turnstile, turnpike; gate, portcullis., beaver dam; trocha; barricade (defense); wall, dead wall, breakwater, groyne; bulkhead, block, buffer; stopper; boom, dam, weir, burrock., drawback, objection; stumbling-block, stumbling-stone; lion in the path, snag; snags and sawyers., encumbrance, incumbrance; clog, skid, shoe, spoke; drag, drag chain, drag weight; stay, stop; preventive, propylactic; load, burden, fardel, onus, millstone round one's neck, impedimenta; dead weight; lumber, pack; nightmare, Ephialtes, incubus, old man of the sea; remora., difficulty; insuperable; obstacle; estoppel [law]; ill wind; head wind (opposition); trammel, tether (means of restraint); hold back, counterpoise., damper, wet blanket, hinderer, marplot, killjoy, interloper., trail of a red herring; opponent.
hinder, impede, filibuster [U.S.], impedite, embarrass., keep off, stave off, ward off; obviate; avert, antevert; turn aside, draw off, prevent, forefend, nip in the bud; retard, slacken, check, let; counteract, countercheck; preclude, debar, foreclose, estop; inhibit; shackle (restrain); restrict., obstruct, stop, stay, bar, bolt, lock; block, block up; choke off; belay, barricade; block the way, stop the way; forelay; dam up (close); put on the brake; scotch the wheel, lock the wheel, put a spoke in the wheel; put a stop to; traverse, contravene; interrupt, intercept; oppose; hedge in, hedge round; cut off; inerclude., interpose, interfere, intermeddle., cramp, hamper; clog, clog the wheels; cumber; encumber, incumber; handicap; choke; saddle with, load with; overload, lay; lumber, trammel, tie one's hands, put to inconvenience; incommode, discommode; discompose; hustle, corner, drive into a corner., run foul of, fall foul of; cross the path of, break in upon., thwart, frustrate, disconcert, balk, foil; faze, feaze, feeze [U.S.]; baffle, snub, override, circumvent; defeat; spike guns (render useless); spoil, mar, clip the wings of; cripple (injure); put an extinguisher on; damp; dishearten (dissuade); discountenance, throw cold water on, spoil sport; lay a wet blanket on, throw a wet blanket on; cut the ground from under one, take the wind out of one's sails, undermine; be in the way of, stand in the way of; act as a drag; hang like a millstone round one's neck.
hindering; obstructive, obstruent; impeditive, impedient; intercipient; prophylactic (remedial); impedimentary., in the way of, unfavorable; onerous, burdensome; cumbrous, cumbersome; obtrusive., hindered; windbound, waterlogged, heavy laden; hard pressed., unassisted (see assist [more]); singlehanded, alone; deserted.
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