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Correct spelling:
In or at the rear.
To impede; prevent.
slow (verb)
creep, retard, crawl, linger, drag, loiter, slow, trudge, dawdle, delay, poke, plod.
restrain (verb)
restrict, control, detain, impede, restrain, tether, collar, leash, constrain, inhibit, bind, constrict, shackle, bridle, confine.
oppose (verb)
repel, counter, object, oppress, cross, meddle, interfere, repress, challenge, dispute, inhibit, intercept, defy, disagree, antagonize, impede, oppose, resist, confront, repulse, fight, rebuff, protest, counteract, contradict, conflict, check, obstruct, suppress, counterattack.
disable (verb)
impair, vitiate, cramp, dull, tamper, undermine, enfeeble, weaken, abrogate, handicap, deaden, incapacitate, neutralize, invalidate, stun, disarm, prostrate, paralyze, lame, disable, scotch, cripple, hamper, benumb, hobble, sap, stupefy, anesthetize, hamstring, screw up, botch.
de-motivate (verb)
paralyze, disincline, deter, dissuade, daunt, impede, de-motivate, dampen, stifle, curb, throttle, discourage, hamper, frustrate, dishearten, depress.
hinder (verb)
restrain, tangle, oppose, jam, bottleneck, crimp, fetter, entrap, clog, brake, bung, foul, handicap, constipate, plug, impair, constrain, deter, restrict, resist, hamper, complicate, impede, burden, block, frustrate, paralyze, stay, check, snarl, detain, encumber, hamstring, entangle, snag, congest, curb, cripple, delay, baffle, cramp, bar, counter, choke, mire, dam, obstruct, interrupt, thwart, inhibit, stop, catch, drag.
retain (verb)
reserve, preserve, hold, conserve, retain, maintain, prevent.
Other synonyms:
baffle, open, abash, annul, cage, occlude, lug, obviate, offset, freeze, nullify, encumber, cancel out, forbid, obstruct, end, stymie, kibosh, derange, block off, stuff, seal off, barricade, help, hold back, throw a monkey wrench into the works, frustrate, posterior, checkmate, preclude, postpone, close, hang fire, corner, close up, gag, foil, deprive, block up, interfere with, hedge, taboo, knock the bottom out of, terminate, outwit, impede, forestall, halter, kill off, deflect, knock the props from under, counteract, hind, countervail, tie up, blank out, get in the way of, stymy, stalemate, conflict with, resist, fly in the face of, smother, back, clash with, disappoint, put back, prevent, silence, shut out, draw a blank, thwart, keep back, snafu, hold from, slow down, stem, hang up, exclude, prohibit, be an obstacle to, overreach, disallow, box in, forget, balk, immobilize, embarrass, circumscribe, strangle, muzzle, bar, suspend, cause to delay, debar, spoil, pit against, kill, oppose, stand in the way of, halt, invalid, interpose, hold up, bog down, be an impediment to, stop, retard, render difficult, limit, defeat, hamper, stall, interrupt, obturate, squeeze out, stamp out, immobilise, pinion, contravene, shut off, deadlock, choke up, stay, get in the way of, defer, bind hand and foot, clog, set against, hold back, block, set back, go against, keep in bounds, withhold, parry, trammel, blockade, put the lid on, check, cut into, stanch, arrest, shorten, filibuster, delay, bring to a standstill, trap.
Examples of usage:
  1. Can you stop the sun from running his course, and hinder the moon from giving her light? - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
  2. He would not lift a white finger to help it along or hinder. - "Marcia Schuyler", Grace Livingston Hill Lutz.
  3. All this has seriously disturbed the " balance of power;" but what could England have done to hinder the process if she had wished, and what right would she have had to attempt it if she had dared? - "Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day", Alfred Farthing Robbins.

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