Sentence Examples


  • With the obstruction removed, water plunged down the creek bed, dragging debris with it.
  • If present in large numbers they may give rise to obstruction of the liver-ducts or to inflammation of other tissues.
  • Caesar had no resource left but uncompromising obstruction, which he sustained by enormous bribes.
  • In length; with such coils, and a sufficient annular space in the pan free from obstruction, in order to allow a natural down-current of the cooking mass, while an up-current all round is also naturally produced by the action of the heated worms or coils, rapid evaporation and crystallization can be obtained, without any mechanical adjuncts to require attention or afford excuse for negligence.
  • The obstruction which he encountered alarmed him, and he compromised by adopting a mixed system of both English and Italian, pan: passu, as the basis of Maltese education; he resigned after a brief effort.