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    1. The sword once reflecting the sun, now blocked it

    2. Scar inadvertently blocked their aim as he advanced on her with his gun

    3. Silence blocked the punch and skipped up the wall a bit higher before jumping off it and hurling herself through the air at him

    4. plastic bags, garbage, blocked drains, blocked ‘Nalas’, unauthorized constructions blocking free flow of drain water and sewage and non-removal of materials after building constructions

    5. He blocked in the whole afternoon

    6. The caller ID was blocked but Sergeant Biggs was not one to screen calls

    7. and a thousand other essentials for the great day, had blocked her only escape route

    8. home under His cover and blocked the way of the destroying angel

    9. The bundles of control conduits feeding into Horcheese blocked the projection in a few places, but the bridge’s tactical display covered half the bridge

    10. The triumphant look on the witch's face meant that she had just blocked my weapon with her psychic powers

    1. ” He shoved his hands in his pockets, then went to the end of the block to play pachinko

    2. The two patrol cars are positioned to block the drive

    3. He had sat with him at merchant's association block meetings

    4. chip off the old block

    5. He spent an hour selecting the right timbers to block in the crate exactly

    6. ‘The annexe is that block above the garage, Liz

    7. Those screens did not block her view of the latest boat Ava had generated to play with

    8. Keogh hated it, but he didn’t have a choice and somehow he just couldn’t block it out this morning

    9. For about two years now I have entered a very interesting phase of my life, since I have more and more psychic experiences; yet, I have also perceived certain paradox incidents which appear more and more frequently, surrounding me like a Sonic War: At daybreak, when I do the most important meditation exercise of the day, there is incredible mobility in the block of flats next to my house: A number of cars come and go continuously in and out of their outdoor garage, which happens to be right next to my bedroom window! Even earlier, from 4:00 to 6:00 am (no exaggeration) they race engines incessantly and/or slam car doors uncountable times! Why, indeed? Only God -or Satan- knows! The fact is that more often than not I can hardly sleep, I feel exasperated and I can't meditate properly

    10. It's implemented with block move cells using three quanta redundancy technology

    1. After running down several blocks, they came to a stop and tried to catch their breath

    2. His yard boy, who was friendly with Estwig, though half a decade younger, ran a few blocks after them, then snatched off and waved his shorts as they rumbled out of sight

    3. himself out of the blocks, rising on the upward pump of his arms, feeling his flabby

    4. blocks of solid rock and the space was illuminated by the soft glow of candles,

    5. I could visualise the blocks in the walls and the ventilation grill in the door based only on memories of things from another time, from another world

    6. Then, by counting up the blocks that rose along the door frame next to my mattress I calculated the total number of blocks

    7. I made an educated guess for the number of blocks missing because of the door itself and so arrived at a number

    8. I measured time in solid blocks of obscurity punctuated by the slide of battered tin across concrete

    9. It was a pretty good imitation of what he would have liked back home, a sprawling ranch built out of earthenware blocks with a tile and beam roof

    10. Unlike a Highland Elf, he was not about to wait four hundred Earth years for his home to be completed, with clay blocks and cut wood he was able to get a fine home done in the outrageously short time of a dozen Earth years this way

    1. plastic bags, garbage, blocked drains, blocked ‘Nalas’, unauthorized constructions blocking free flow of drain water and sewage and non-removal of materials after building constructions

    2. "The radiation from the battle is blocking the signals from the containers

    3. with the blade while blocking another blade that was directed at his heart

    4. I was washed out, panting my way back up like an old dog stumbling through the rubble, watching every step, until I came to the threshold where I almost bumped into a couple of men blocking the doorway

    5. He wondered if she was still there, or would he find an empty virtual object where her instance had been stored? He wondered why Thom was blocking him

    6. “Do I have a trapped emotion that is blocking me

    7. emotions can create a wall around your heart, blocking

    8. trapped in her body for all those years, blocking her

    9. He had always been a smart boy, but he was blocking

    10. Heavy mist covered the land blocking

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    Synonyms for "block"

    block blocking auction block blockage closure occlusion stop stoppage cylinder block engine block pulley pulley-block pulley block mental block city block cube freeze immobilise immobilize blank out draw a blank forget jam deflect parry close up impede obstruct obturate occlude bar barricade block off block up blockade choke up lug stuff embarrass hinder stymie stymy halt kibosh hindrance impediment snag obstacle barrier mass slab chunk brick section cake hunk tackle hoist die mould stamp dunce blockhead dolt idiot simpleton dullard form shape pattern press steam arrest prevent check deter

    "block" definitions

    a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)

    a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings

    a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

    a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit

    housing in a large building that is divided into separate units

    (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted

    an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension

    a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope

    a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine

    an obstruction in a pipe or tube

    a platform from which an auctioneer sells

    the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

    render unsuitable for passage

    hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

    stop from happening or developing

    interfere with or prevent the reception of signals

    run on a block system

    interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia

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

    stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block


    block passage through

    support, secure, or raise with a block

    impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

    be unable to remember

    shape by using a block

    shape into a block or blocks

    prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)