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Noun
A hindrance or obstruction in doing something
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“The gridlock has become a significant impediment to the economy as well.”
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A defect in a person's speech, such as a lisp or stammer
“One of the men, the one not wearing a tie, proved to have an extreme speech impediment but he was very eager.”
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The act of sabotaging something
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A person or thing whose presence or behaviour is likely to put one at a disadvantage
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The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts
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Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
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A physical restriction
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Iron curtain
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A difficult or very unpleasant person or thing
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The action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody
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