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impinge
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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to have an effect on something — especially to limit it in some way
  • After her first burst of disappointment Joan began to take the mishap as she had taken Tess's original trouble, as she would have taken a wet holiday or failure in the potato-crop; as a thing which had come upon them irrespective of desert or folly; a chance external impingement to be borne with; not a lesson.
    5 — The Woman Pays (39% in)

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