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  • as inclog
  • as inimpediment

synonyms for dead weight

  • bar
  • block
  • blockade
  • burden
  • drag
  • encumbrance
  • hindrance
  • impedance
  • impediment
  • obstruction
  • snag
  • cumbrance
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antonyms for dead weight

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • help
  • opening
  • promotion
  • support
  • clearance
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How to use dead weight in a sentence

A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
When he plays a sonata it is as if the composition rose from the dead and stood transfigured before you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Results are in terms of bulk of precipitate, which must not be confused with percentage by weight.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The weight percentage can be found by referring to Purdy's tables, given later.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It is a fearsome thing for a man to be left alone in the dead of night with a young baby.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
If they are Ancients and dead then let them be buried and left to the archæological excavator.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The landlady had related the tragic history of the dead mother and the invalid aunt.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He is dead; but his three sons have the estate yet, and I think they would keep their father's promise to the Indians.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DEAD WEIGHT

  • bar
  • block
  • blockade
  • burden
  • cumbrance
  • dead weight
  • drag
  • encumbrance
  • hindrance
  • impedance
  • impediment
  • obstruction
  • snag
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.