He envisions an Asia “where,” as he told the Australian parliament, “commerce and freedom of navigation are not impeded.”
And sales, those tricky little figures so dependent on the wants and whims of a fickle public, were impeded for that very reason.
Any deception or inefficiency that impeded the flow of information was evil.
The result was an extra month of uncertainly that impeded an already volatile hiring market.
A second shot struck him in the ankle, and impeded his further progress.
All their efforts at gaiety were impeded by the inertia of fear.
The view to the E. is impeded by the trees on that face of the hill.
The diligence of Niebuhr, though often impeded by illness, was immense.
There is great thirst, difficulty of swallowing, and impeded respiration.
Like most autocrats, the only things of which she took notice were the ones that impeded her progress.