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.
  • It is noted for the fine boxwood grown in the vicinity, is a port of call for Black Sea coasting steamers and carries on a considerable trade with Constantinople which might be increased were it not for the obstruction of the harbour by a bar.
  • The extreme pain and rapid swelling of the vocal cords - with threatened obstruction to the respiration - that characterize acute laryngitis may often be relieved by the sedative action of this drug upon the circulation.