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Verb: weigh down  wey dawn
  1. Be oppressive or disheartening to
    - weigh on
     
  2. Exert a force with a heavy weight
    "The snow weighed down on the roof";
    - drag down, bear down, bear down on, press down on

Derived forms: weighing down, weighs down, weighed down

Type of: press, sadden

Antonym: lighten