GRE Word List

IMPEDE

hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block

The meaning of the word impede is hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block.

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propellantsubstance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
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entreeentrance; a way in; right to enter; main dish of a meal; Ex. entree into the exclusive circle
irreverencelack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
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