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synonyms for encumbered

  • overburden
  • block
  • charge
  • clog
  • cramp
  • discommode
  • embarrass
  • hamper
  • handicap
  • hinder
  • hog-tie
  • impede
  • incommode
  • inconvenience
  • lade
  • load
  • obstruct
  • oppress
  • overload
  • retard
  • saddle
  • tax
  • trammel
  • weight
  • hang up
  • hold up
  • make difficult
  • saddle with
  • slow down
  • weigh down
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antonyms for encumbered

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • benefit
  • boost
  • clear
  • encourage
  • exonerate
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • further
  • gladden
  • help
  • let go
  • make happy
  • open
  • permit
  • please
  • promote
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • unblock
  • unburden
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How to use encumbered in a sentence

They went together, picking their way across muddy streets and sidewalks encumbered with the cheap display of small tradesmen.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The rest were cut down with swords: my men were prepared, they were not, and were heavily encumbered.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
Meanwhile, the boxes still encumbered the passage, while within the studio the same heaped-up disorder must have prevailed.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
As for the gentleman at the door he was encumbered with his hurt companion, who fell across his knees as he rushed at the burglar.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
He had not encumbered himself with a crude wife from the countryside, but had married a woman with important connections.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Byron, though encumbered by a number of transports and with a smaller fleet, engaged him in the hope of relieving the island.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
He saw how I was encumbered, and he must have felt the pelting rain.
A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSSARAH TYTLER
The path then becomes narrow and steep, and encumbered with brambles and nettles and stones.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
In works of the lower kind everything appears studied and encumbered; it is all boastful art and open affectation.
SEVEN DISCOURSES ON ARTJOSHUA REYNOLDS
What surprises me most of all is the number of useless excrescences with which the author has encumbered his piece.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
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WORDS RELATED TO ENCUMBERED

  • balked
  • blocked
  • burdened
  • checked
  • crippled
  • curbed
  • deterred
  • disabled
  • disadvantaged
  • encumbered
  • foiled
  • hampered
  • impeded
  • limited
  • mentally disabled
  • obstructed
  • physically challenged
  • physically disabled
  • restrained
  • restricted
  • stymied
  • wounded
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