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 for Hindered
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hinder \Hin"der\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hindered; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Hindering.] [OE. hindren, hinderen, AS. hindrian, fr.
     hinder behind; akin to D. hinderen, G. hindern, OHG.
     hintar?n, Icel. & Sw. hindra, Dan. hindre. See Hinder, a.]
     1. To keep back or behind; to prevent from starting or moving
        forward; to check; to retard; to obstruct; to bring to a
        full stop; -- often followed by from; as, an accident
        hindered the coach; drought hinders the growth of plants;
        to hinder me from going.
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              Them that were entering in ye hindered. --Luke xi.
                                                    52.
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              I hinder you too long.                --Shak.
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     2. To prevent or embarrass; to debar; to shut out.
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              What hinders younger brothers, being fathers of
              families, from having the same right? --Locke.
  
     Syn: To check; retard; impede; delay; block; clog; prevent;
          stop; interrupt; counteract; thwart; oppose; obstruct;
          debar; embarrass.
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