encumber


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to place a burden or heavy load on

to interfere with the progress of

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You will have no objection, I dare say, to your great expectations being encumbered with that easy condition.
Through a field slippery with blood, and encumbered with broken armour and the bodies of slain and wounded horses, the marshals of the lists again conducted the victor to the foot of Prince John's throne.
Now, that idea would never have occurred to me; but then I am not encumbered with pleasures."
This shows the immense difficulty in preventing that species of traffic, where there is an inland communication, and places in a strong light the disadvantages with which the collection of duties in this country would be encumbered, if by disunion the States should be placed in a situation, with respect to each other, resembling that of France with respect to her neighbors.
About twelve o'clock a troop of ten or twelve thousand head of buffalo encumbered the track.
After getting this sudden lesson in the power of terres- trial weapons, the Martians retreated to their original position upon Horsell Common; and in their haste, and encumbered with the de'bris of their smashed companion, they no doubt overlooked many such a stray and negligible victim as myself.
Huge heaps of rubbish encumbered the suburbs, and, with the hill on which the market-place stood, formed the only inequalities of the ground.
They went together, picking their way across muddy streets and sidewalks encumbered with the cheap display of small tradesmen.
"Take off that stock!" and, as Tom, encumbered by his fetters, proceeded to do it, he assisted him, by pulling it, with no gentle hand, from his neck, and putting it in his pocket.
Down went Rocinante, and over went his master, rolling along the ground for some distance; and when he tried to rise he was unable, so encumbered was he with lance, buckler, spurs, helmet, and the weight of his old armour; and all the while he was struggling to get up he kept saying, "Fly not, cowards and caitiffs!
The refinancings encumber 13 of GNL's assets located in Finland ("Finnish Multi-Property Financing"), Germany ("German Multi-Property Financing"), the Netherlands and Luxembourg ("Benelux Multi-Property Financing").
"We will not devolve education because we cannot encumber the regions with the funding of basic education sinceit will take up a huge chunk of the budget," Ordinario said.
The claim centres on the failure of the province to resolve outstanding mining claims that encumber ancestral lands selected by the First Nation and that should be acquired and converted to reserve land.
According to an RBNZ bulletin, New Zealand banks are allowed to encumber up to 10% of their assets as collateral for covered bonds as compared to Australian banks, which are allowed only up to 8%.
The lien remains in effect against the taxpayer and continues to encumber other property the taxpayer owns or acquires in the future.