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hinder -- as in: hindered by
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • He told me that, when he had been detain’d a month, he acquainted his lordship that his ship was grown foul, to a degree that must necessarily hinder her fast sailing, a point of consequence for a paquet-boat, and requested an allowance of time to heave her down and clean her bottom.

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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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