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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of freight.

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Examples

  • Mr. Obama studiously avoided calling his American Jobs Act a "stimulus" plan, a term freighted with political baggage.

    Obama's Bid to Spur Growth

  • Seniority is a term freighted with significance in terms of Congress.

    Ammann at AGU #2 « Climate Audit

  • Every now and then, however, you come across a statement that is the exact opposite of all that — a few simple words of plain English freighted with meaning.

    No Insurance? That’s a Killer.

  • Nearly every character has a name freighted with so much baggage, you sense that Gowers doesn’t trust you to figure such things out on your own.

    2007 October 02 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • But the title was freighted with doubt because Mr. Ali had been stripped of it in 1967 for declining to be drafted, citing his religious beliefs as a member of the Nation of Islam.

    Joe Frazier, Champion Boxer and Ali Foil, Dies

  • But just as difficult is the fact that the word is freighted with a multimillennia-long train of emotional and intellectual baggage that often derails attempts to engage in informed dialogue about the nature of God, especially between believers and secular people.

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • A literary dialog is all thought out and each phrase freighted with significance, while a real conversation is spontaneous.

    "The real problem with literary types is..."

  • “Theory” is almost as negatively-freighted a word as “liberal” these days, but we all have theories about what poetry can (and can’t do) and what it could (and should) look like.

    About Reviews : Ange Mlinko : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • We suspect that religiously based ties are morally freighted in a way that most secular ties are not, so that pleas for good works giving, volunteering, joining a reform movement, serving as a leader in some civic organization, and so forth seem more appropriate and weightier than comparable requests from a co-worker or someone you know from the gym.

    American Grace

  • The U.P. freighted in coal miners, and around the mine adits rose the Wyoming towns of Carbon, Hanna, Superior and Rock Springs.

    Bird Cloud

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