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impair
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Hard Times
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  • ’Sir,’ whispered Mrs. Sparsit, ’my nerves are at present too much shaken, and my health is at present too much impaired, in your service, to admit of my doing more than taking refuge in tears.’
  • Regarded as a classical ruin, Mrs. Sparsit was an interesting spectacle on her arrival at her journey’s end; but considered in any other light, the amount of damage she had by that time sustained was excessive, and impaired her claims to admiration.

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  • Alcohol impairs the ability to drive safely.
  • Her vision is impaired.

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