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synonyms for impedes

  • 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 impedes

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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 impedes in a sentence

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Such stands were traditionally thought to impede the rapid spread of fire, which models attribute largely to fine fuels like pine straw.
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First observed by the late Harvard professor Clayton Christensen, the dilemma is about various internal tensions that beset big firms and impede innovation.
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The heat bonds the silica molecules tightly together, making the glass dense and free of impurities that might impede its ability to transmit light.
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On Sunday, US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said on CBS News’s Face the Nation that there are “no indications” the new variant will impede US vaccination efforts.
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Magnetic resistance systems, however, require no contact between moving parts to function properly, instead of relying upon magnets that impede flywheel motion from a variety of distances, resulting in silent and maintenance-free operation.
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He sees only the images of the clouds, no branch but that which impedes him or offers cover to his stealthy approach.
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This fight of humanity cannot be other than directed against something that impedes the sensation of life.
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He assists her with his arm, seeing that the length of her robe impedes her movements.
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The too rigid application of truth is hurtful to beauty, and preoccupation with beauty impedes truth.
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