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 for roadblock
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  roadblock
      n 1: any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or
           to achieve an objective; "intolerance is a barrier to
           understanding" [syn: barrier, roadblock]
      2: a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or
         road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.
         [syn: roadblock, barricade]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "roadblock":
     arch dam, backstop, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barrage, barricade,
     barrier, bear-trap dam, beaver dam, blank wall, block, blockade,
     boom, breakwater, breastwork, brick wall, buffer, bulkhead,
     bulwark, cofferdam, dam, defense, dike, ditch, earthwork,
     embankment, fence, gate, gravity dam, groin, hydraulic-fill dam,
     iron curtain, jam, jetty, leaping weir, levee, logjam, milldam,
     moat, mole, mound, parapet, portcullis, rampart, rock-fill dam,
     seawall, shutter dam, stone wall, stop, wall, weir, wicket dam,
     work
  
  

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