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surcharge
used in The Call of the Wild

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Definition
an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill);
or: charge an extra fee, as for a special service;
or: rip off; ask an unreasonable price;
or: fill to capacity with people;
or: print a new denomination on a stamp or a banknote;
or: fill to an excessive degree;
or: place too much a load on;
or: show an omission in (an account) for which credit ought to have been given
  • Straight at the man he launched his one hundred and forty pounds of fury, surcharged with the pent passion of two days and nights.
    Chapter 1 — Into the Primitive (60% in)
  • His muscles were surcharged with vitality, and snapped into play sharply, like steel springs.
    Chapter 7 — The Sounding of the Call (47% in)

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