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impediment
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
something that interferes with action or progress
  • Galt felt the small pressure of the muzzle against his side; the pressure was expertly maintained: not to be felt as an impediment and not to be forgotten for a moment.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (89% in)
  • You grew up to believe that moral laws bear no relation to the job of living, except as an impediment and threat, that man's existence is an amoral jungle where anything goes and anything works.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (76% in)

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