Obstructing sentence example

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  • Katie frowned.  In the course of a day, Gabe had gone from emotional to unaffected when discussing Death.  He was distracted, and she felt like she was talking to someone completely different.  Blaming herself for taking his mind off of their survival, she fell silent and followed him.   Briars and branches caught her pant legs, and she found herself slowing to push more and more of the jungle's flora out of the way.  Gabe, too, began to struggle with the bramble, and she noticed the jungle no longer laid their path before him.  Instead of clearing away to allow them passage, it stayed where it was, obstructing them.
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  • Back pressure on the caecum from an obstructing ascending colonic carcinoma causing a tender caecum may also mimic appendicitis.
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  • This includes lying the child on his or her side to prevent the tongue from obstructing breathing.
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  • He pinched me for obstructing justice and a whole bunch of stuff.
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  • The following examples of how land may be " injuriously affected," so as to give a right to compensation under the acts, may be given: - narrowing or obstructing a highway which is the nearest access to the lands in question; interference with a right of way; substantial interference with ancient lights; noise of children outside a board school.
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  • A direct attack on the Danish lines failed, but later in the year Alfred saw a means of obstructing the river so as to prevent the egress of the Danish ships.
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  • East of the White House and obstructing the view from it to the Capitol stands the oldest of the departmental buildings, the Treasury Building (architect, Robert Mills (1781-1855), then U.S. architect), an imposing edifice mainly of granite, 510 ft.
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  • Duluth, Superior, Port Wing, Wis., Ontonagon, Mich., and Grand Marais, Mich., are harbours with entrances formed by parallel jetties extending across obstructing bars.
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  • Obstructing an investigation is an offense, and covers altering, concealing or destroying documents, or attempting to obstruct justice.
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  • At Eden Magistrates ' Court Potter admitted obstructing a constable by fitting a jamming device to his car which prevented police recording his speed.
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  • Proof of this offense does not require proof of the specific intent required for obstructing a coroner.
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  • Later on the monday we had one arrest for obstructing the highway.
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  • The penalty for wilfully obstructing or delaying an authorized officer is a maximum fine at level five.
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  • A large stone in the right ureter obstructing the right kidney.
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  • In some cases they are obstructing visibility or narrowing the road which may affect safety.
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  • Interiors were then divided into smaller rooms by means of sliding doors covered with thin rice-paper, which permitted the passage of light while obstructing vision; the hanging lattices were replaced by wooden doors which could be slid along a groove so as to be removable in the daytime, and an alcove was added in the principal chamber for a sacred picture or Buddhist image to serve as an object of contemplation for a devotee while practising the rite of abstraction.
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  • The previous two days have been marked by Greenpeace activists obstructing the whale hunt by placing their zodiacs between the whales and the harpoon.
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  • The obstructive portion of the condition indicates that the person has stopped breathing due to something obstructing the airway.
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  • A few anatomical abnormalities of the ear, nose, and throat can cause snoring by obstructing the airway.
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  • Always select glasses that are classified as obstructing 99 to 100 percent of UV rays.
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  • Calculi (pl.) can cause problems by lodging in and obstructing the proper flow of fluids, such as bile to the intestines or urine to the bladder.
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  • The best known is the finding that soft, padded sleep surfaces can endanger infants by obstructing breathing or creating air pockets that trap their expelled carbon dioxide, which they can then inhale.
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  • Only when their size causes problems by obstructing breathing or middle ear drainage do they demand intervention.
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  • There is no excuse for short play on his part, and his bowls would be better off the green than obstructing the path of subsequent bowls.
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  • His shrewd sense of political expediency and his loyalty to constitutional principles saved .him from the error of obstructing the advent and driving into an aati-dynastic attitude politicians who had succeeded in winning popular favor.
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  • He allied himself with his brother Richard and with William Pitt in forcing their feeble chief to give them promotion by rebelling against his authority and obstructing business.
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  • The mountains are of larger importance in obstructing and deflecting the course of the general winds.
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