GRE Word List

IMPEDIMENT

hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment

The meaning of the word impediment is hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment.

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