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Definition of "burdening" [burdening]

  • Present participle of burden. (verb)

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Use "burdening" in a sentence
  • "Amongst so excitable a people as the Arabs, this game caused quarrels and bloodshed, hence its prohibition: and the theologians, who everywhere and at all times delight in burdening human nature, have extended the command, which is rather admonitory than prohibitive, to all games of chance."
  • "I saw a proposal the other day which seemed to result in burdening the people of this country with a high tariff, and gave a preference which would be higher than the tariff that is levied against us today, that in some way you would have conferred a benefit on British trade."
  • "My dad was one of those farm folk you mentioned who had several siblings, then between my parents' two marriages each there were a total of 10 kids with my dad's last name burdening the tax payers in the public school system."
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