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Word of the Day (3/16/11): Hamper

Posted by ccasc on March 16, 2011

Hamper

 

[ham-per] (v.) to hold back; hinder; impede

 

*from the mid-14c. Hampren, meaning “to surround, imprison, confine.”
“We must not be hampered by yesterday’s myths in concentrating on today’s needs.”

~Harold S Geneen

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