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impair
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Oliver Twist
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  • He looked tired and worn, but there was the same complacent repose upon his features that they always wore: and through dirt, and beard, and whisker, there still shone, unimpaired, the self-satisfied smirk of flash Toby Crackit.
  • ’How should I know?’ replied Noah, whose temper had been considerably impaired by walking.
  • Dressed with the utmost nicety and precision, in a quaint mixture of by-gone costume, with some slight concessions to the prevailing taste, which rather served to point the old style pleasantly than to impair its effect, she sat, in a stately manner, with her hands folded on the table before her.

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

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