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- n. Plural form of encumberment.
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Their experience, opinions, and judgement were as good or better than ours in many ways, maybe due to the lack of modern encumberments in the prime of their lives.
If the CIA, the FBI, the NSA and the Military can develop secure avenues of information sharing then a system can and should be implemented to allow the president to indulge in communication exclusive of the shadowy encumberments of theoretical examination.
It is now free from all encumberments and looking better than ever.
People had wandered far enough from such knowledge; -- with the accumulation of complexities, with the piling up of encumberments of thought and deed during fifteen hundred busy years of intensive civilization.