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weigh down

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The first known use of weigh down was in the 14th century

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“Weigh down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/weigh%20down. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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