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impair
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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make worse or less effective
  • Their evidence, corroborated by that of several friends, tends to show that Sir Charles's health has for some time been impaired, and points especially to some affection of the heart, manifesting itself in changes of colour, breathlessness, and acute attacks of nervous depression.
    Chapter 2 — The Curse of the Baskervilles (59% in)

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