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  1. bear down on, bear down upon(verb)

    sail towards another vessel, of a ship

    Synonyms:
    bear down upon, drag down, bear down on, press down on, weigh down, bear down

  2. drag down, bear down, bear down on, press down on, weigh down(verb)

    exert a force with a heavy weight

    Synonyms:
    charge, overbear, press down on, drag down, bear down, bear down on, weigh on, bear down upon, weigh down

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