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encumbered

en kuhm berd

  • v  hold back
  • a  loaded to excess or impeded by a heavy load
    a summer resort...encumbered with great clapboard-and-stucco hotels"- A.J.Liebling
    a hiker encumbered with a heavy backpack
    an encumbered estate

  • Borduas moved to Paris in 1955, somewhat encumbered by a Montreal palette and the New York School approach.
  • It meant that Obama and Clinton could start thinking about China anew, without being encumbered by too many pre-existing political commitments.
  • Before he added Palin to a ticket encumbered with the now-unpopular Republican brand, McCain's events were sparsely attended and sometimes listless.
News & Articles

  • Texas Football: 5 Longhorns on Offense with the Most to Prove
    The Texas Longhorns appear to be on the up-and-up, but they are not without their flaws, some of which encumbered their efforts a season ago. Equipped with an up-tempo offense and vast amounts of experience—something Texas lacked in 2012—the Longhorns are a prized pick to win the Big 12. But winning on paper and winning on the field are two very different scenarios. Despite the veteran presence ...
    June 19, 2013 - Bleacher Report
Quotes

  • Tom Ridge in Forbes
    It's really rather remarkable we're talking about a deceased individual responsible for all kinds of carnage and you as an individual are still encumbered by law,Ridge told Stewart.
  • Steve Jobs in PC World
    So if the music companies are selling over 90 percent of their music DRM-free, what benefits do they get from selling the remaining small percentage of their music encumbered with a DRM system? There appear to be none,Jobs said.
  • Elijah Wood in WNBC
    It's ultimately a similar process in that you're ultimately a character,Wood explained. "The big difference obviously is that it's not encumbered by physical movements, so you're not at all considering how the character will move or be...

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