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hinder
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

9 uses
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Definition slow down or cause problems for
  • But this hindered them; for the grass was thick and tussocky, and the ground uneven, and the trees began to draw together into thickets.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (60% in)
  • Since you have guessed so much, please help me and do not hinder me!
    1.5 -- Book 1 Chapter 5 -- A Conspiracy Unmasked (55% in)
  • But Tom had an errand there, that he dared not hinder.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- In the House of Tom Bombadil (27% in)
  • Yet in some fashion they seemed to weave a single dance, neither hindering the other, in and out of the room, and round about the table; and with great speed food and vessels and lights were set in order.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- In the House of Tom Bombadil (80% in)
  • So refreshed and encouraged did they feel at the end of their supper (about three quarters of an hour's steady going, not hindered by unnecessary talk) that Frodo, Pippin, and Sam decided to join the company.
    1.9 -- Book 1 Chapter 9 -- At the Sign of The Prancing Pony (44% in)
  • 'I do not know of anything else that could have hindered him, except the Enemy himself,' said Strider.
    1.10 -- Book 1 Chapter 10 -- Strider (80% in)
  • We can bide our time, we can keep our thoughts in our hearts, deploring maybe evils done by the way, but approving the high and ultimate purpose: Knowledge, Rule, Order; all the things that we have so far striven in vain to accomplish, hindered rather than helped by our weak or idle friends.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (64% in)
  • They heard my voice across the Nimrodel, and knew that I was one of their Northern kindred, and therefore they did not hinder our crossing; and afterwards they heard my song.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (46% in)
  • 'Now, Sam,' said Frodo, 'don't hinder me!
    2.10 -- Book 2 Chapter 10 -- The Breaking of the Fellowship (92% in)

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