oppress+with+weight

  • 1weight — weighter, n. /wayt/, n. 1. the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs. 2. Physics. the force that gravitation exerts upon a body, equal to the mass of the body times the local acceleration of gravity: commonly taken, in a… …

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  • 2weight — I. noun Etymology: Middle English wight, weght, from Old English wiht; akin to Old Norse vætt weight, Old English wegan to weigh Date: before 12th century 1. a. the amount that a thing weighs b. (1) the standard or established amount that a thing …

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  • 3Oppress — Op*press , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Oppressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oppressing}.] [F. oppresser, LL. oppressare, fr. L. oppressus, p. p. of opprimere; ob (see {Ob }) + premere to press. See {Press}.] 1. To impose excessive burdens upon; to overload;… …

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  • 4weight — [wāt] n. [ME weiht, altered (infl. by weien, WEIGH1) < OE wiht < wegan: see WEIGH1] 1. a portion or quantity weighing a definite or specified amount [ten pounds weight of lead] 2. a) heaviness as a quality of things …

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  • 5weight — weɪt n. heaviness, amount something weighs; unit of weight or mass; object which weighs a given amount and is used in weightlifting; heavy physical load; mental burden, pressure; importance, influence v. load with additional weight, add weight… …

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  • 6oppress — Synonyms and related words: abuse, addict, afflict, aggrieve, anguish, bear hard upon, beat down, beset, break, break down, bring to tears, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, burden, burthen, busy, cast down, castrate, charge, clamp down on, coerce,… …

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  • 7List of Latin words with English derivatives — This is a list of Latin words with derivatives in English (and other modern languages). Ancient orthography did not distinguish between i and j or between u and v. Many modern works distinguish u from v but not i from j. In this article both… …

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  • 8saddle with — Synonyms and related words: account for, accredit with, accrete to, accuse of, acknowledge, add, adjoin, affix, agglutinate, annex, append, apply to, ascribe to, assign to, attach, attach to, attribute to, bear hard upon, bind, blame, blame for,… …

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  • 9To weigh down — Weigh Weigh, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Weighed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weighing}.] [OE. weien, weyen, weghen, AS. wegan to bear, move; akin to D. wegen to weigh, G. w[ a]gen, wiegen, to weigh, bewegen to move, OHG. wegan, Icel. vega to move, carry, lift,… …

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  • 10Weigh — Weigh, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Weighed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weighing}.] [OE. weien, weyen, weghen, AS. wegan to bear, move; akin to D. wegen to weigh, G. w[ a]gen, wiegen, to weigh, bewegen to move, OHG. wegan, Icel. vega to move, carry, lift, weigh,… …

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  • 11Weighed — Weigh Weigh, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Weighed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weighing}.] [OE. weien, weyen, weghen, AS. wegan to bear, move; akin to D. wegen to weigh, G. w[ a]gen, wiegen, to weigh, bewegen to move, OHG. wegan, Icel. vega to move, carry, lift,… …

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  • 12Weighing — Weigh Weigh, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Weighed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weighing}.] [OE. weien, weyen, weghen, AS. wegan to bear, move; akin to D. wegen to weigh, G. w[ a]gen, wiegen, to weigh, bewegen to move, OHG. wegan, Icel. vega to move, carry, lift,… …

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  • 13overlay — v. a. 1. Cover, spread over. 2. Smother, overlie, oppress. 3. Overwhelm, oppress with weight, crush, overpower. 4. Cloud, overcast, hide, obscure. 5. Span, over span, cover …

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  • 14load — I. noun Etymology: Middle English lod, from Old English lād support, carrying more at lode Date: 12th century 1. a. the quantity that can be carried at one time by a specified means; especially a measured quantity of a commodity fixed for each… …

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  • 15press — I. /prɛs / (say pres) verb (pressed or, Archaic, prest, pressing) –verb (t) 1. to act upon with weight or force. 2. to move by weight or force in a certain direction or into a certain position. 3. to compress or squeeze, as to alter in shape or… …

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  • 16Burden — Bur den, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Burdened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Burdening}.] 1. To encumber with weight (literal or figurative); to lay a heavy load upon; to load. [1913 Webster] I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened. 2 Cor. viii. 13.… …

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  • 17Burdened — Burden Bur den, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Burdened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Burdening}.] 1. To encumber with weight (literal or figurative); to lay a heavy load upon; to load. [1913 Webster] I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened. 2 Cor. viii.… …

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  • 18Burdening — Burden Bur den, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Burdened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Burdening}.] 1. To encumber with weight (literal or figurative); to lay a heavy load upon; to load. [1913 Webster] I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened. 2 Cor. viii.… …

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  • 19Oppressed — Oppress Op*press , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Oppressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oppressing}.] [F. oppresser, LL. oppressare, fr. L. oppressus, p. p. of opprimere; ob (see {Ob }) + premere to press. See {Press}.] 1. To impose excessive burdens upon; to… …

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  • 20Oppressing — Oppress Op*press , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Oppressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oppressing}.] [F. oppresser, LL. oppressare, fr. L. oppressus, p. p. of opprimere; ob (see {Ob }) + premere to press. See {Press}.] 1. To impose excessive burdens upon; to… …

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