Synonyms for Obstructs:
impairs, fouls, blocks, paralyzes, entraps, encumbers, Cramps, congests, detains, mires, entangles, clogs, bottlenecks, catches, thwarts, restricts, burdens, hamstrings, bars, chokes, stops, stays, crimps, fetters, snarls, complicates, handicaps, brakes, interrupts, drags, dams, frustrates, bungs, cripples, deters, curbs, jams, constrains, hampers, baffles, snags, plugs, constipates, Delays, restrains, tangles.
disagrees, intercepts, interferes, conflicts, disputes, challenges, counterattacks, protests, repels, confronts, defies, hinders, rebuffs, objects, fights, antagonizes, opposes, contradicts, suppresses, impedes, counteracts, checks, oppresses, represses, resists, inhibits, counters, repulses, crosses, meddles.
Usage examples for obstructs
More degraded still, to even baser uses, is the Church of St. Cande le Jeune, which has become some kind of an electric manufactory, and may now be chiefly traced by the huge chimney which obstructs the sky as you look up the Impasse Petit Salut towards the Tour de Beurre of the Cathedral. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook