"hinders" in the verb sense
1. impede, hinder
be a hindrance or obstacle to
"She is impeding the progress of our project"
2. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass
hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
"His brother blocked him at every turn"
3. handicap, hinder, hamper
put at a disadvantage
"The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
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