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Line with parchment paper and fill with rice or beans to weigh down the dough.

All those times past—the loves, the sighs, the sorrows, the desires—can they not weigh down one frail misfortune?

I am poor and lowly and all unworthy of you; but if great love may weigh down such defects, then mine may do it.

No more right have we to torment our own souls, or to permit habitual sadness and despondency to weigh down our spirits.

She would illuminate the grounds, weigh down the old forest trees with a fruitage of lights, build pavilions and rustic bridges.

Ivy-berries, hanging in thick clusters, are still in beauty; they are so heavy that they weigh down the branches.

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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to weigh down, such as: hold down, overburden, overload, sadden, bear down, and burden.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.