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hinder
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
slow down or cause problems for
  • No weather seemed to hinder him in these pastoral excursions: rain or fair, he would, when his hours of morning study were over, take his hat, and, followed by his father's old pointer, Carlo, go out on his mission of love or duty — I scarcely know in which light he regarded it.
    Chapter 30 (20% in)
hinder = cause problems that slowed
  • Mrs. Fairfax had pressed me into her service, and I was all day in the storeroom, helping (or hindering) her and the cook; learning to make custards and cheese-cakes and French pastry, to truss game and garnish desert-dishes.
    Chapter 17 (10% in)

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