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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Impede  \Im*pede"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Impeded};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Impeding}.]  [L.  impedire,  lit.,  to  entangle  the  feet; 
  pref.  im-  in  +  pes,  pedis,  foot.  See  {Foot},  and  cf 
  {Impeach}.] 
  To  hinder;  to  stop  in  progress;  to  obstruct;  as  to  impede 
  the  advance  of  troops. 
 
  Whatever  hinders  or  impedes  The  action  of  the  nobler 
  will  --Logfellow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  impeded 
  adj  :  made  difficult  or  slow;  "we  blamed  our  impeded  progress  on 
  lack  of  money" 




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