Nouns (20)

limp, hobble, hitch
n. the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
incumbrance, interference, encumbrance, preventative, preventive, hitch, hinderance, hindrance
n. any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
n. a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
n. a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot
stoppage, stop, stay, hitch, halt, check, arrest
n. the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"

Verbs (10)

hitch, jerk, buck
v. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
gimp, hitch, hobble, limp
v. walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
thumb, hitch, hitchhike
v. travel by getting free rides from motorists

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Fuzzynyms (43)

deferral, deferment, postponement
n. act of putting off to a future time
n. an artifact that is heavy
burden, loading, load
n. weight to be borne or conveyed
n. (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed
n. a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
n. an embankment that is built in order to prevent a river from overflowing
n. the quality of being a hindrance; "he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan"
n. the quality of being a hindrance; "he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan"
n. a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest; "a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds"
surcease, cessation
n. a stopping; "a cessation of the thunder"
custody, hold, detainment, detention
n. a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
respite, reprieve
n. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
v. move by pulling hard; "The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud"
pull along, schlep, shlep
v. pull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance; "Can you shlep this bag of potatoes upstairs?"; "She pulled along a large trunk"
tug, tote, lug
v. carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
v. drag behind; "Horses used to tow barges along the canal"
v. use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu; "drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"
heave up, heft, heave, heft up
v. lift or elevate
jerk, yank
v. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
hitch up, hike up
v. pull up; "He hitched up his socks and pants"
trip, stumble
v. miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root"
overleap, vault
v. jump across or leap over (an obstacle)

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