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burdens

noun (1)
plural of burden

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 a mass or quantity of something taken up and carried, conveyed, or transported
  • the early settlers often used horses to carry their burdens

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2 something one must do because of prior agreement
  • the burden of homework prevented the youngster from joining his friends at the game

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burdens

noun (2)
plural of burden

Synonyms of burdens (Entry 2 of 3)

a part of a song or hymn that is repeated every so often
  • had some trouble coming up with a burden for the song

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burdens

verb
present tense third-person singular of burden

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“Burdens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burdens. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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