Could anyone show me the difference between these verbs? they seem to be so similar to me.
From hinder - Definitions from Dictionary.com
Synonyms: These verbs mean to slow or prevent progress or movement. To hinder is to hold back and often implies stopping or prevention: The travelers were hindered by storms. To hamper is to hinder by or as if by fastening or entangling: His clothes hampered his efforts to swim to safety.