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The House of Mirth
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  • Gerty broke off, abashed at the sound of her own eloquence, and impeded by the difficulty of giving precise expression to her vague yearning for her friend’s retrieval.

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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.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver

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