(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
The definition of blame is responsibility for something that has gone wrong, or is the act of assigning that responsibility to someone.
The capacity of a vessel, or the weight of cargo that she will carry.
A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract.
Liability is defined as the state of being responsible for something or something that someone is responsible for.
The definition of a stigma is something that takes away from one’s character or reputation.
Task is something that has to be done.
A measure of the heaviness of an object:
Any public performance, bazaar, dance, etc. the proceeds of which are to help a certain person, group, or cause
Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
A source of worry or distress:
A compulsory payment, usually a percentage, levied on income, property value, sales price, etc. for the support of a government
(Informal) A cause of worry, annoyance, or trouble
An eye with a very dark iris
(Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
The definition of a stain is a spot, a moral wrongdoing, or something used to add color.
The definition of a taint is something that corrupts or makes something undesirable.
The condition of being tarnished:
(Archaic) A taint; disgrace
Something that mars the appearance, character, structure, etc.; defect or failing
The fact of having done wrong.
(Slang) One that is very important or influential:
Something in addition; excess; surplus
A particular point or detail
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
The definition of an encumbrance is a burden or hindrance, or a claim attached to a piece of property or other asset by a lender until the loan is paid in full.
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