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 Meanings and Examples of IMPEDE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
impede
 v.  hinder; charge with improper conduct; challenge validity of; try to discredit
Classic Sentence:
1  Hatred, by a gradual and quiet process, will even be transformed to love, unless the change be impeded by a continually new irritation of the original feeling of hostility.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
2  Owing to her baby, who somewhat impeded Thomasin's view forward and distracted her mind, she did at last lose the track.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
3  looked at her as if to ask whose way they were impeding.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
Example Sentence:
1  A series of accidents impede the launching of the space shuttle.
2  Although he's shy, it certainly hasn't impeded his career in any way.