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Correct spelling:
hamper
Definition:
A large basket.
Synonyms:
hinder (verb)
restrain, tangle, oppose, jam, bottleneck, crimp, fetter, entrap, clog, brake, bung, foul, hinder, constipate, plug, impair, constrain, deter, restrict, resist, hamstring, complicate, impede, burden, block, frustrate, paralyze, stay, check, snarl, detain, encumber, handicap, entangle, snag, congest, curb, cripple, delay, baffle, cramp, bar, counter, choke, mire, dam, obstruct, interrupt, thwart, inhibit, stop, catch, drag.
de-motivate (verb)
paralyze, disincline, deter, dissuade, daunt, impede, de-motivate, dampen, stifle, curb, throttle, discourage, hinder, frustrate, dishearten, depress.
disable (verb)
impair, vitiate, cramp, dull, tamper, undermine, enfeeble, weaken, abrogate, hinder, deaden, incapacitate, neutralize, invalidate, stun, disarm, prostrate, paralyze, lame, disable, scotch, cripple, hamstring, benumb, hobble, sap, stupefy, anesthetize, handicap, screw up, botch.
basket (noun)
clothes hamper, bushel, bassinet, basket, washbasket, bin, clothes basket.
Other synonyms:
trammel, hinder, bond, trammels, strangle, handicap, cramp, halter, shackle.
Examples of usage:
  1. Not any message from home announcing to the schoolboy that a hamper would speedily arrive; not any communication from the Admiralty after he had arrived at estate; nay, not any one of numerous love- letters- witty, and tender, and clever, as these were- had for him anything like the gigantic importance of this letter. man's Nan's - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  2. The two parcels he had put into a wooden case, which, again, was filled up with boxes of three or four dozen or so; and it is to be imagined that when that small hamper was opened at there was many a chuckle of gratification over the division of the splendid spoil. vesuvians, Strathaivron - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
  3. " We started out to find a sick tigress and a hamper of neglected babies. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.

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