Impeded
Impede Im*pede", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impeded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impeding}.] [L. impedire, lit., to entangle the feet; pref. im- in + pes, pedis, foot. See {Foot}, and cf. {Impeach}.] To hinder; to stop in progress; to obstruct; as, to impede the advance of troops. [1913 Webster]

Whatever hinders or impedes The action of the nobler will. --Logfellow. [1913 Webster]


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