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synonyms for impeded

  • block
  • curb
  • cut off
  • delay
  • deter
  • disrupt
  • hamper
  • interfere
  • retard
  • slow
  • stymie
  • thwart
  • bar
  • brake
  • check
  • clog
  • dam
  • discomfit
  • disconcert
  • embarrass
  • faze
  • freeze
  • oppose
  • rattle
  • restrain
  • stonewall
  • stop
  • blow whistle on
  • close off
  • cramp one's style
  • flag one
  • hang up
  • hold up
  • saddle with
  • shut down
  • shut off
  • slow down
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antonyms for impeded

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • expedite
  • forward
  • help
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • comfort
  • continue
  • free
  • go
  • liberate
  • open
  • release
  • soothe
  • unblock
  • unclog
  • facilitate
  • support
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How to use impeded in a sentence

His knowledge and skill level are low, his judgment is poor, and he actually impedes work.
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Game-breaking, distracting bugs impeded my progress, though Ubisoft has since fixed these issues.
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As a result, women’s political engagement was impeded along two separate tracks.
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Don’t wear a costume mask over your cloth mask, though, because it could impede your breathing.
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The height and density of these partitions could also impede the natural air flow of an indoor space, Miller said, which could lead to certain areas having a higher concentration of lingering aerosol particles than others.
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If Zhao is taking a more cautious approach, the change doesn’t appear to be impeding business.
BINANCE CEO: BITMEX INDICTMENT IS ‘WAKE-UP CALL’ FOR CRYPTOCURRENCY INDUSTRYRHHACKETTFORTUNEOCTOBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
That would result in “policy gridlock” among lawmakers and impede “the bipartisan cooperation necessary to efficiently address economic and fiscal challenges,” Fitch said.
A DISPUTED ELECTION COULD COST THE U.S. ITS ‘AAA’ CREDIT RATINGREYMASHAYEKHIOCTOBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
This multipronged action demonstrates our continuing commitment to impede Huawei’s ability to do so.
THIS CHIPMAKER WAS A WINNER IN THE U.S. CRACKDOWN ON HUAWEI. NOW, IT’S ANOTHER VICTIMGRADY MCGREGORAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
One of the reasons might have related to how the closed-nature of the design impeded the peripheral vision of the wearer, along with possible obstruction to their hearing capacity.
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That miserable crime hung over me, and its dangers impeded me at every turn.
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPEDED

  • balked
  • blocked
  • burdened
  • checked
  • crippled
  • curbed
  • deterred
  • disabled
  • disadvantaged
  • encumbered
  • foiled
  • hampered
  • impeded
  • limited
  • mentally disabled
  • obstructed
  • physically challenged
  • physically disabled
  • restrained
  • restricted
  • stymied
  • wounded
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