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charged

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3 serving or likely to arouse a strong reaction
  • a muralist who creates politically charged and often controversial works

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charged

verb
past tense of charge

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1 to set or receive as a price
  • any shop would charge $100 to repair that thing

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2 to establish or apply as a charge or penalty
  • charges a restocking fee for returned merchandise

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3 to give a task, duty, or responsibility to
  • we're charging you with the care of your little sister while we're gone for the evening

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4 to issue orders to (someone) by right of authority
  • charged the soldier to keep watch over the prisoner

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6 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained
  • charge a blast furnace with iron ore

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8 to cause a pleasurable stimulation of the feelings of
  • the players are going into this game still charged from their upset victory the week before

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The first known use of charged was in 1934

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“Charged.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/charged. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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