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The Comedy of Errors
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hinder -- as in: hindered by
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The Comedy of Errors
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  • Why, sir, I brought you word an hour since that the bark Expedition put forth to-night; and then were you hindered by the sergeant, to tarry for the hoy, Delay: here are the angels that you sent for to deliver you.
  • I am sorry, sir, that I have hinder’d you; But I protest he had the chain of me, Though most dishonestly he doth deny it.
  • It seems his sleeps were hindered by thy railing: And thereof comes it that his head is light.
  • Thou say’st his sports were hinder’d by thy brawls: Sweet recreation barr’d, what doth ensue But moody and dull melancholy,— Kinsman to grim and comfortless despair,— And, at her heels, a huge infectious troop Of pale distemperatures and foes to life?

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  • Her efforts to turn the department around were further hindered by budgetary cuts.
  • The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements

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