What is another word for stonewall?

1548 synonyms found


[ stˈə͡ʊnwɔːl], [ stˈə‍ʊnwɔːl], [ s_t_ˈəʊ_n_w_ɔː_l]

Stonewall has several synonyms that can be used interchangeably depending on the context. Some of these synonyms include obstruct, hinder, impede, block, resist, and sabotage. When describing a situation where progress or communication is being impeded by the refusal to provide information or address an issue, the term stonewall can be replaced with any of these synonyms. Additionally, in political contexts, stonewalling can also be referred to as evasion, filibustering, or obstructionism. Whether used in personal or professional settings, using synonyms for stonewalling can help to reinforce the negative implications of refusing to engage in open communication and problem-solving.

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Usage examples for Stonewall

Ses I, "Is Burnside whipped agin, or is stonewall Jackson in our rear?"
"Letters of Major Jack Downing, of the Downingville Militia"
Seba Smith
In a few moments they came upon a crumbling stonewall crossing it at right angles.
"The Lamp in the Desert"
Ethel M. Dell
This was a curious, but as it turned out, a very fortunate occurrence, for history shows that these were stonewall Jackson's men, and that Jackson with a heavy force was behind them.
"Notes of a staff officer of our First New Jersey Brigade on the Seven Day's Battle on the peninsula in 1862"
E. Burd Grubb

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