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shoulder

verb

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1 to take to or upon oneself
  • agreed to shoulder the burden of caring for their elderly father

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2 to force one's way
  • shouldered through the crowd at the bar and ordered a drink

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The first known use of shoulder was before the 12th century

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“Shoulder.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shoulder. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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