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saddle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of saddle

  1. to place a weight or burden on <to the social worker it seemed as though her supervisor had once again saddled her with a truly hopeless case> Synonyms burden, encumber, freight, lade, laden, lumber, load, weightRelated Words clog, clutter, fill, pack; heap, mound, pile, stack; press, weigh; strain, tax; overburden, overload, overtax, surcharge; hamper, handicap; afflict, oppressNear Antonyms alleviate, ease, lighten, relieveAntonyms disburden, discharge, disencumber, unburden, unlade, unload




saddle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of saddle

  1. a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage <the next day's hike was a stiff climb out of the saddle where they had camped for the night> Synonyms col, couloir, defile, flume, gap, gill [British], gorge, gulch, gulf, kloof [South African], linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, pass, ravine, canyonRelated Words abyss, chasm, cirque, cleft, crevasse, crevice, cwm [chiefly British], fissure; combe (also coombe or coomb) [British], dale, dell, glen, hollow, shut-in, vale, valley; basin, floodplain, kettle; arroyo, barranca (also barranco), coulee, draw, gully (also gulley), gutter, nullah, trench, trough, wadi, wash [West]





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