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make worse or less effective

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He suffered from dyspepsia, and he might often be seen sucking a tablet of pepsin; in the morning his appetite was poor; but this affliction alone would hardly have impaired his spirits.
His strength seemed in nowise impaired. He ran swiftly, casting wild glances for succor.
Sparsit was an interesting spectacle on her arrival at her journey's end; but considered in any other light, the amount of damage she had by that time sustained was excessive, and impaired her claims to admiration.
Sparsit, 'my nerves are at present too much shaken, and my health is at present too much impaired, in your service, to admit of my doing more than taking refuge in tears.'
Her sight was disturbed, so that she saw objects multiplied, and grasped at visionary teacups and wine-glasses instead of the realities; her hearing was greatly impaired; her memory also; and her speech was unintelligible.
In the cheaper schools, what is gained by the longer existence of the Specimen is lost, partly in the expenditure for food, and partly in the diminished accuracy of the angles, which are impaired after a few weeks of constant "feeling".
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says alcohol and certain drugs reduce functions of the brain and impair thinking, reasoning and muscle coordination.
"Too many people operate under the false belief that marijuana or opioids don't impair their ability to drive, or even that these drugs make them safer drivers," GHSA executive director Jonathan Adkins said in a statement.
She said for visually impaired learners, the teacher had to go an extra mile to offer micro-teaching.
Al-Harasani explained how the digital mus'haf would ease the process of reading the Qur'an for the visually impaired compared with their normal version of the Qur'an in braille.
KARACHI -- Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPD), Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar has said that a Universal and Comprehensive Sign Language Dictionary for hearing impaired persons is need of the hour so that they can communicate easily.
During the first two years after high school graduation, 23% of young adults had ridden with a marijuana-impaired driver at least once; 20% had ridden with an alcohol-impaired driver; and six percent had ridden with a driver impaired by glue or solvents or harder, illicit drugs, such as amphetamines, opioids, or cocaine, maintains a study by researchers at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Md., and other institutions.