Synonyms for (verb) obstruct

jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude

block passage through

obstruct the path

LESS SPECIFIC: hinder, impede

obstruct, block

shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight

The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage; The trees obstruct my view of the mountains

LESS SPECIFIC: hide, conceal

stymie, stymy, hinder, obstruct, embarrass, block, blockade

hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

His brother blocked him at every turn