overburden - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/ˌəʊvə(r)ˈbɜː(r)d(ə)n/
present tense
I/you/we/theyoverburden
he/she/itoverburdens
present participleoverburdening
past tenseoverburdened
past participleoverburdened
  1. to give someone more work or problems than they can deal with