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Definition of hurdle:

  1. A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for inclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
  2. An artificial barrier, variously constructed, over which men or horses leap in a race.
  3. In England, a sled or crate on which criminals were formerly drawn to the place of execution.
  4. To hedge, cover, make, or inclose with hurdles.

Synonyms:

clear, difficulty, help, bar, rise, burial vault, surmount, bank vault, interference, negotiate, traverse, move, thrive, barricade, wall, hamper, open, earthwork.

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