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impede
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
create difficulty so as to slow or prevent (something)
  • Hurrying back toward the main street where I could catch an orange taxi, tears streaming down my face, my arms flailing at the passersby who impeded my flight, I lurched past Ellen's apartment just as Hormoz happened to glance out of an open second-story window.

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