GRE Word List


to interfere with or slow the progress of

The meaning of the word impede is to interfere with or slow the progress of.

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stammerto make involuntary stops and repetitions in speaking : stutter
noncommittalgiving no clear indication of attitude or feeling
terminalleading ultimately to death : fatal
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torpora state of mental and motor inactivity with partial or total insensibility
reimburseto pay back to someone : repay
illusorybased on or producing illusion : deceptive
prolongto lengthen in time : continue
venerablecalling forth respect through age, character, and attainments
tremora trembling or shaking usually from physical weakness, emotional stress, or disease