GRE Word List


weigh down

The meaning of the word encumber is weigh down.

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tributesomething given or contributed voluntarily as due or deserved
geriatricsa branch of medicine that deals with the problems and diseases of old age and the medical care and treatment of aging people
adversitya state or instance of serious or continued difficulty or misfortune
venerateto regard with reverential respect or with admiring deference
consternationamazement or dismay that hinders or throws into confusion
proxythe agency, function, or office of a deputy who acts as a substitute for another
knottymarked by or full of knots
saunterto walk about in an idle or leisurely manner : stroll
snickerto laugh in a covert or partly suppressed manner : titter
runicany of the characters of any of several alphabets used by the Germanic peoples from about the 3rd to the 13th centuries