will retard

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  • Of course we shall have a storm or two, and that will retard us in fact as well as fancy. Cited from The Lady of the Aroostook, by W. D. Howells
  • His reluctance will retard, but not stop, the progress of good forest management. Cited from Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest, by Edward Tyson Allen
  • Such increase should not cover the whole of these deficits or it will retard recovery. Cited from State of the Union, Herbert Hoover
  • If this plan is not followed, before the exhibition is through, many articles will be missing, which will retard the performance. Cited from Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants, by James H. Head
  • This will retard The work a month at least. Cited from The Alchemist, by Ben Jonson
  • This, if anything, will retard your success with the public; for in every other respect your work is calculated to be popular. Cited from Memoirs of My Life and Writings,Edward Gibbon
  • Every day you lose, will retard a day your entrance on that public stage whereon you may begin to be useful to yourself. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 1 (of 4), ed. by T. J. Randolph
  • As a result a boundary may be associated with a solute atmosphere that will retard its movement.
  • The presence of a grain of sand in a watch will retard its movements, if not arrest them altogether. Cited from The Royal Road to Health, by C.A. Tyrrell
  • If it is included, care should be taken not to use too much, for an excessive amount will retard the growth of the yeast. Cited from Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1
  • I wish now to consider some of the conditions which will retard this fusion, as well as certain other facts which tend to promote it. Cited from The Wife of his Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line, by Chesnutt
  • It is unclear how long the ceramic form will retard the release of radioactivity.
  • Never think that the will, condition, or temperament of the person to whom they are directed, will retard, obstruct or destroy your work. Cited from Supreme Personality, by Delmer Eugene Croft
  • Even hard water will retard free growth, oftentimes to the perplexity of the cultivator. Cited from The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers, by Sutton and Sons
  • The sensible choice of colour will retard the process, such as specifying black strap.
  • Should it be found that the fermentation is going on too rapidly, a little lime may be thrown in, which will retard it. Cited from The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics, by Franklin Beech
  • Higher viscosity will retard the phenomenon, and that is the reason that the addition of sugar will create a better foam.
  • The long hair he carries will quickly be covered with icicles, and, as the snow deepens, it will retard his movements. Cited from The Headsman, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Let yourself but go and a sweet wistful pair of eyes seen in a street crowd or a pair of little feet running over a dance floor will retard your growth for years. Cited from Windy McPherson's Son, by Sherwood Anderson
  • England may by petty larceny thwartings check us on that element a little, but nothing she can do will retard us there one year's growth. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 4 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
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