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  1. [noun] a period of time spent in military service
    Synonyms: enlistment, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tour

  2. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: arrest, check, halt, stay, stop, stoppage

  3. [noun] an unforeseen obstacle
    Synonyms: hang-up, rub, snag

  4. [noun] a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls

  5. [noun] a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it

  6. [noun] any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    Synonyms: hindrance, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference

  7. [noun] the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    Synonyms: hobble, limp

  8. [verb] to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup"
    Synonyms: catch

  9. [verb] walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
    Synonyms: limp, hobble

  10. [verb] jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
    Synonyms: buck, jerk

  11. [verb] travel by getting free rides from motorists
    Synonyms: hike, thumb

  12. [verb] connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"


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