Usage examples for impedes

  1. All Troy impedes Their landing, and the shores defends. – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  2. If I had my way about it, there would be no passports, no customs, no visitors' passes, no anything that impedes free movement of people across the borders. – Nan Sherwood on the Mexican Border by Annie Roe Carr
  3. The longing for ignoble things; The strife for triumph more than truth; The hardening of the heart, that brings Irreverence for the dreams of youth; All thoughts of ill, all evil deeds That have their root in thoughts of ill; Whatever hinders or impedes The action of the nobler will;- All these must first be trampled down Beneath our feet, if we would gain In the bright fields of fair renown The right of eminent domain. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various