Synonyms for Plugging:
n.block, holding back.
restricting, constraining, bottlenecking, Clogging, catching, curbing, constipating, choking, Detaining, Complicating, Snagging, frustrating, thwarting, Encumbering, Tangling, Damming, blocking, stopping, Entrapping, Hampering, Crimping, impeding, Cramping, congesting, Obstructing, Hamstringing, fettering, barring, Restraining, Checking, Deterring, hindering, inhibiting, dragging, Bunging, jamming, braking, Staying, Snarling, crippling, Impairing, Interrupting, Entangling, Paralyzing, Resisting, countering, Burdening, opposing, baffling, Handicapping, Fouling, Delaying, Miring.
corking, covering, closing, tapping.
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Usage examples for Plugging
This statement is not entirely correct- the mode of using tobacco in Norway by plugging the nostrils with small pieces of tobacco seems to have been unknown among the Indians of America as it is now with all other nationalities, excepting the Norwegians. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings