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encumbrance

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something that makes movement or progress difficult
  • without the encumbrance of a heavy backpack, I could sprint along the trail

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The first known use of encumbrance was in 1535

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“Encumbrance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encumbrance. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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