closed (part of speech: adjective)
hindered (part of speech: verb)
curbed, blocked, thwarted, burdened, cramped, constipated, detained, opposed, baffled, inhibited, dammed, snarled, obstructed, hampered, crippled, fettered, delayed, fouled, constrained, mired, hamstrung, countered, congested, dragged, entrapped, tangled, complicated, snagged, paralyzed, stopped, braked, handicapped, deterred, resisted, restrained, hindered, stayed, bunged, frustrated, barred, impeded, bottlenecked, clogged, jammed, plugged, encumbered, checked, impaired, crimped, restricted, entangled, caught, interrupted
- Mrs. Wesley guessed well enough what manner of words her husband had choked down. - "Hetty Wesley", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
- She choked as she breathed water, then fought her way to the surface again. - "Hoofbeats on the Turnpike", Mildred A. Wirt.
- She choked back the tears that sprang to her eyes and forced a laugh; for again, woman- like, she saw that he was more upset than even she was. - "At Love's Cost", Charles Garvice.