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hamper
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Middlemarch
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hamper
Used in
Middlemarch
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  • Take care—experto crede—take care not to get hampered about money matters.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He is very fond of Natural History and various scientific matters, and he is hampered in reconciling these tastes with his position.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For the first time Lydgate was feeling the hampering threadlike pressure of small social conditions, and their frustrating complexity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is a little too hard on me to expect that my course in life is to be hampered by prejudices which I think ridiculous.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather

  • We want to suggest standard best practices without hampering creative adjustment to local circumstances.

  • When children don`t get enough sleep, it hampers our efforts in the classroom.

  • With the hampering help of my sisters I made the little doghouse.
    Wilson Rawls  --  Where the Red Fern Grows

  • He is still playing, but is obviously hampered by the sprained ankle.

  • The paper said Granma and Granpa was selfish, and being that way was total hampering me for the rest of my continual life.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree

  • Nearly all of his father`s presents were given with reservations which hampered their value somewhat.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Red Pony
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