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Word: encumber

Definition: burden; N. encumbrance


Sentences Containing 'encumber'

I do not then see why, without real necessity, I should encumber my life with a perpetual companion.
We do not anticipate that this assistance will unduly prolong or otherwise encumber the hearing.
While it is not the goal of release engineering to encumber software development with a process overlay, it is often seen as a sign of organizational and developmental maturity.

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