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overburden

 
Noun overburden has 2 senses
  1. overburden - the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits
    --1 is a kind of
    land, ground, soil
  2. overload, overburden - an excessive burden
    --2 is a kind of load, loading, burden
    Derived forms: verb overburden2, verb overburden1
Verb overburden has 2 senses
  1. overburden - burden with too much work or responsibility
    --1 is one way to
    charge, saddle, burden
    Derived form: noun overburden2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
  2. overburden - load with excessive weight
    --2 is one way to
    burden, burthen, weight, weight down
    Derived form: noun overburden2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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