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hamper
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Catch-22
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hamper
Used in
Catch-22
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  • He remembered also that the men, so hampered, would be unable to fall properly during the impressive fainting ceremony preceding the marching and that an inability to faint properly might affect the unit's rating as a whole.  (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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