burden

[ bur-dn ]SEE DEFINITION OF burden

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BURDEN

All of us together, in and out of government, must bear the burden.

I am weary of the earth-damps; they burden me; they choke me!

She would cast her burden on Him, for she knew He cared for her.

The burden was hard to bear, yet I prayed for strength to bear it.

Sin brings its punishment, and it is hard work, bearing its burden!

She had taken Anna into business with her, but the burden of the partnership had always been on Harriet.

They would never be a burden again—never, as long as she had strength and health!

"It is very disagreeable when one's income becomes a burden," said Christine gravely.

With that the girl was off, and Renmark carried his burden alone.

Relieved of her burden, she rose and went to the poor, twisted foot.

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