But this hindered them; for the grass was thick and tussocky, and the ground uneven, and the trees began to draw together into thickets.
Since you have guessed so much, please help me and do not hinder me!
But Tom had an errand there, that he dared not hinder.
Yet in some fashion they seemed to weave a single dance, neither hindering the other, in and out of the room, and round about the table; and with great speed food and vessels and lights were set in order.
’I do not know of anything else that could have hindered him, except the Enemy himself,’ said Strider.
So refreshed and encouraged did they feel at the end of their supper (about three quarters of an hour’s steady going, not hindered by unnecessary talk) that Frodo, Pippin, and Sam decided to join the company.
’Now, Sam,’ said Frodo, ’don’t hinder me! The others will be coming back at any minute.
They heard my voice across the Nimrodel, and knew that I was one of their Northern kindred, and therefore they did not hinder our crossing; and afterwards they heard my song.
We can bide our time, we can keep our thoughts in our hearts, deploring maybe evils done by the way, but approving the high and ultimate purpose: Knowledge, Rule, Order; all the things that we have so far striven in vain to accomplish, hindered rather than helped by our weak or idle friends.
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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