Inhibitory and Obstructive


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Inhibitory adjective – Restrictive of action.
Obstructive and inhibitory are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Obstructive" instead an adjective "Inhibitory".
Nearby Words: inhibit, inhibited, inhibition, inhibiting, inhibitor
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Obstructive adjective – Preventing movement.
Inhibitory and obstructive are semantically related. You can use "Inhibitory" instead an adjective "Obstructive".
Nearby Words: obstruct, obstruction, obstructed, obstructing, obstructionist
Synonyms for Obstructive
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