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Synonyms for encumbrance

Synonyms for encumbrance

a charge against property (as a lien or mortgage)


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Thus lightened of all superfluous encumbrance, he set off on the 20th of November to rejoin his Indian allies.
I had regarded his presence as an encumbrance to the expedition, but, as a matter of fact, I am now well convinced that his power of endurance is as great as my own.
The latter seemed to Tarzan a most useless encumbrance, so he threw his away.
But whatever may have been his reasons, he took the papers back and so rid himself of an encumbrance.
The carriage stopped, as I had expected, at the hotel door; my flame(that is the very word for an opera inamorata) alighted: though muffed in a cloak--an unnecessary encumbrance, by-the-bye, on so warm a June evening--I knew her instantly by her little foot, seen peeping from the skirt of her dress, as she skipped from the carriage-step.
When I descended thence--having divested myself of all travelling encumbrances, and arranged my toilet with due consideration for the feelings of my lady hostess, she conducted me herself to the room I was to occupy when I chose to be alone, or when she was engaged with visitors, or obliged to be with her mother-in-law, or otherwise prevented, as she said, from enjoying the pleasure of my society.
Freed of these encumbrances, he went on to divest himself of his other clothing, which he folded up, piece by piece, and ranged in order on the trunk.
These powers do not include disposition or encumbrance without authority of the court or the written consent of the other spouse.
The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has waived the reporting of certain asset encumbrance data with the aim of avoiding detection by the market of emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) provided by the Bank of England (BoE).
He is sure that it is the SCA that must release encumbrance.
There is something wonderful about knowing I can do what I choose, work commitments notwithstanding, without encumbrance," she added.
The loan was structured to carve out the air rights from the encumbrance, thereby allowing the client to take advantage of the residential FAR above and construct condos.
Stairs, for instance, are simply a series of timber treads without the pesky encumbrance of risers, balustrades or handrails.
Congress could allow a recipient of encumbered property to recover from the other recipients of a decedent's assets the income tax liability attributable to the difference between the encumbrance and the encumbered property's carryover basis, to the extent that the liability exceeds the recipient's equity in the asset at the time of sale or other disposition.