The Chinook vibrated with deeper and deeper groans until its twin engines managed to heave up our dead weight.
We need to celebrate our gains and victories while we continue to put fire to the feet of dead weight.
In contrast, if you have a 40-mile battery, for many shorter trips this investment is nothing but dead weight.
"Oh—yes—I remember," and though she closed her eyes again, she no longer lay a dead weight against Clare's arm.
You will find that I shall be of no use to you—that I shall be a dead weight on your hands.
But just here, Erma's body falls a dead weight upon him and her head droops on his shoulder.
Between us the dead weight didn't seem too intolerable—not at first.
All through her youth it has been a dead weight on her mental activity.
So he left her, and went home with a dead weight at his heart.
The shallowing run of the tide drove her to resign the dead weight that exceeded her strength to uphold.