"impeding" in the verb sense
1. impede, hinder
be a hindrance or obstacle to
"She is impeding the progress of our project"
2. obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up
block passage through
"obstruct the path"
"impeding" in the adjective sense
1. clogging, hindering, impeding, obstructive
"the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"
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