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verb as in be responsible for

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verb as in push, jostle

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The program has been called “absurd,” and shouldered judgments for its male-devised provenance.

Either way, Martin has publicly shouldered much of the blame.

She is extremely broad-shouldered, but has virtually no bust.

If you like broad-shouldered, sweet-shooting Midwestern boys...

The carnage complete, the killers shouldered their Kalashnikovs, extinguished their headlamps, and receded into the moonlight.

A tall, broad-shouldered, red-whiskered man pushed through the crowd that was gathering about Matt.

The Indian, a broad-shouldered, powerfully built man in a blue uniform, stopped at the agent's desk and saluted.

He is tall and broad-shouldered, his face strong and determined, his body manly and powerful.

The man was apparently about forty years old, not tall, but broad-shouldered and strong.

To use the language of the talented Mr. Whipper, "they cannot be raised in this country, without being stoop shouldered."


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shouldered, such as: assume, accept, carry, bear, take on, and take upon oneself.

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