ballast, bear hard upon, burden, cramp, cripple, cumber, embarrass, encumber, enmesh, ensnarl, entangle, entoil, entrammel, entrap, entwine, fetter, go hard with, go ill with, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hobble, impede, involve, lame, lead, lie on, lime, load, lumber, net, oppress, overburden, overload, press, press down, sadden, saddle with, sandbag, shackle, snarl, tangle, toil, trammel, try one, weigh heavy on, weigh on, weigh upon, weight, weight down
be hurtful, cause evil, produce evil, inflict evil, work evil, do evil, damnify, endamage, hurt, harm, injure, pain, wrong, aggrieve, oppress, persecute, trample upon, tread upon, bear hard upon, put upon, overburden, weigh down
, weigh heavy on, victimize, run down, molest, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, ill-treat, buffet, bruise, scratch, maul, smite, do violence, do harm, do a mischief, stab, pierce, outrage, do mischief, make mischief, bring into trouble, destroy.
be subject, be at the mercy of, lie at the mercy of, depend upon, lean upon, hang upon, fall a prey to, fall under, play second fiddle, be a mere machine, be a puppet, be a football, not dare to say one's soul is his own, drag a chain, serve, obey, submit, break in, tame, subject, subjugate, master, tread down, tread under foot, weigh down
, drag at one's chariot wheels, reduce to subjection, reduce to slavery, enthrall, inthrall, bethrall, enslave, lead captive, take into custody, rule, drive into a corner, hold at the sword's point, keep under, hold in bondage, hold in leading strings, hold in swaddling clothes.