Impede

Definition of Impede

Im`pede´
v. t.1.To hinder; to stop in progress; to obstruct; as, to impede the advance of troops.
[imp. & p. p. Impeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Impeding.]
Whatever hinders or impedes
The action of the nobler will.
- Logfellow.

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