verb (used with object)
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Hampering the investigation is the lack of a physical description of the suspect or an eyewitness account.A Tearful Goodbye to Colorado Kidnap Victim Jessica Ridgeway|Christine Pelisek|October 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hampering the investigation is precious little information about the shooters or a description.Was Shooting of Border Patrol Agents in Arizona an Ambush?|Christine Pelisek|October 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
My scandal would cling to me now for all my life, a thing affecting relationships, embarrassing and hampering my spirit.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
And if I thought I was hampering you, and you were beginning to regret you had married me—why, I couldn't bear it.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The former had the evil effect of restricting the progress of industry and hampering invention.
Such hampering restrictions as conscription to fight or work, or rationing, have been removed.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
The Church in France has always stood loyally to the observance of the Concordat, in spite of its many hampering restrictions.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham