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  • verbbe responsible for
  • verbpush, jostle

synonyms for shouldering

  • accept
  • assume
  • bear
  • carry
  • take on
  • take upon oneself
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antonyms for shouldering

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  • deny
  • refuse
  • leave alone
  • pull
  • refuse
  • deny
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How to use shouldering in a sentence

Mafuta nodded his head as he spoke, and, gravely shouldering his load, marched away.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Think on him but as ane wha was running post to the devil, and got a shouldering from your lordship to help him on his journey.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
This shouldering and pushing was his last effort to hold to his wife and family.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
Then shouldering his basket, he shut the door carefully, and slid quietly down stairs.
TALES OF THE ARGONAUTSBRET HARTE
All agreed willingly with Lucien's proposition; and, shouldering their pieces, the party moved on.
POPULAR ADVENTURE TALESMAYNE REID
A capital instrument for my purpose, thought Jack, shouldering it, and worth all the trouble I have had in procuring it.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
A clerk on a stool, and hey presto plunged into the war a month after, shouldering a gun and marching.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
To us on the trail it was not evident, mountain shouldering mountain, and valley swallowing valley, in confusion.
THE HEAD HUNTERS OF NORTHERN LUZON FROM IFUGAO TO KALINGACORNELIS DE WITT WILLCOX
To this fellow he gave the bundle, and shouldering the other, he went heavily out, leaving the door wide open behind him.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
Samuel Woodworth was even then shouldering aside adversity with intermittent success.
LITERARY NEW YORKCHARLES HEMSTREET
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOULDERING

  • acceptance
  • accepting
  • acquisition
  • adoption
  • appropriation
  • arrogation
  • assuming
  • embracing
  • grab
  • seizure
  • shouldering
  • takeover
  • taking
  • taking on
  • taking up
  • undertaking
  • usurpation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.