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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEAD WEIGHT

You will find that I shall be of no use to you—that I shall be a dead weight on your hands.

The weight which had crushed the bush down had been a prone, dead weight.

And why drag this dead weight of a Sunday-school over the whole Christendom?

Between us the dead weight didn't seem too intolerable—not at first.

So he left her, and went home with a dead weight at his heart.

It was as the lifting of a dead weight which had crushed her heart within her.

Sol struggled towards the house with her dead weight on his leg.

At last they yielded, and the dead weight tumbled in a heap before him.

But I tell you it was hard work getting him up, he was such a dead weight!

The entente cordiale is simply a fetter and a dead weight upon you.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.