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  • n. Plural form of hinderer.


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  • They are my hinderers and my inspirations and as the actor I continuously weave through them and multitask them.

    mise-en-scène - French Word-A-Day

  • They stand, each one of them, in body and soul equipped; and, save God himself shall hinder them, they will march into the territory of those their human hinderers, and take from them the wherewithal to support their lives.


  • Thus will these hinderers of useful mass transit descend upon Washington in a united front of patriotic spirit and demand the Congress act in the interests of the nation (and themselves).

    What Sets Us Apart is What Sets Us Off

  • Take heed to yourselves, lest your example contradict your doctrine, and lest you lay such stumbling-blocks before the blind, as may be the occasion of their ruin; lest you unsay with your lives, what you say with your tongues; and be the greatest hinderers of the success of your own labors.

    The Reformed Pastor

  • The harvest is great, the laborers are few; the loiterers and hinderers are many, the souls of men are precious, the misery of sinners is great, and the everlasting misery to which they are near is greater, the joys of heaven are inconceivable, the comfort of a faithful minister is not small, the joy of extensive success will be a full reward.

    The Reformed Pastor

  • Even more generously, he helps me (and with a helper like White I need no hinderers) to say what he wants me to mean by "connotative," but what I did not say and did not mean when I used the term.

    Letting Go

  • _Iphigenia_, being a yoong damsell of excellent bewtie, to th'intent to please the wrathfull gods, hinderers of his nauigation, after he had said all, closed it vp in this one verse, spoken in _Epiphonema_.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Say, ‘God knows the hinderers amongst you, and those who say to their brethren, “Come along unto us, ” and show but little valour; —covetous towards you.

    Medina Suras. The Chapter of the Confederates.

  • As far as their own experience went, women in a hospital were always in the way, and instead of helpers became hinderers.

    The Red Book of Heroes

  • The wise man made the best he could of his conditions; valuing mental activity and friendship and wealth and bodily exercise, and avoiding envy and excessive indulgence of passion and superstition, not because the first were in themselves good or the second evil, but because they were respectively helpers or hinderers of pleasure.

    A Short History of Greek Philosophy


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