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hamper
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
to hinder; i.e., slow down or cause problems for
  • The stick that had supported a skull hampered him but he would not be parted from his only weapon.
    p. 187.5
hampered = hindered (slowed progress)
There are no more uses of "hamper" in Lord of the Flies.

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