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Synonyms of overburden

Noun


1. overburden, land, ground, soil

usage: the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits

2. overload, overburden, load, loading, burden

usage: an excessive burden

Verb


1. overburden, charge, saddle, burden

usage: burden with too much work or responsibility

2. overburden, burden, burthen, weight, weight down

usage: load with excessive weight

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