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  1. obstacles

    Chains, booms, abattis, snags, palisades, or anything placed to impede an enemy's progress. Unforeseen hindrances.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. obstacles

    Are narrow passes, woods, bridges, or any other impediments which present themselves when a battalion is marching to front or rear; or abatis, crows-feet, palisades, etc., which, being placed in the glacis of a fortress, obstruct the operations of an assaulting party.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obstacles in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obstacles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of obstacles in a Sentence

  1. Washington Irving:

    Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way throughout a thousand obstacles.

  2. Goa Kerle:

    The rule of progress is, take the path regardless of the obstacles while the rule of stagnation is, avoid the path with regard to the obstacles.

  3. Sydney Smith:

    Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

  4. Californian Pelosi:

    We have a different value system about what voting means for a democracy. Clearly, we want to remove all obstacles to participation, we do want to have vote by mail because we think again it removes obstacles to participation, but it's also healthier at this time.

  5. Niliflash:

    Life Obstacles are same with Stepping Stones. You stamp on them and stumble; they become Obstacles in your path. But when you step on them and succeed; they serve as your Stepping Stones.

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