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verb as in overload

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The first derivative cause which we found under this was an accumulation of facts which overburden the mind and destroy its power.

Every shilling with which they overburden the inferior number, is a shilling saved to their own pockets.

Naturally Mr. Fisher must not overburden or imperil his bill, or interfere with the labor necessary for the war.

It is not wise to overburden oneself with numerous clothes when traveling.

It does not overburden one with an exposition of scientific facts.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overburden, such as: encumber, oppress, overwhelm, and exhaust.

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