Get the hell out of my way-she thought, not with resentment, but almost with amusement, with a sense of detachment and deliverance, addressing it to the passers-by, to the traffic when it impeded her hurried progress, and to any fear she had known in the past.
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She is impeding the progress of our project
But the hill was treacherously steep; he was impeded by the snow and his own lack of strength.