September 25, 2014
Word: ONUS (n)
Meaning: burden or responsibility
Synonyms: obligation, duty
1. The onus of caring for my little brothers fell to me when my mom left the house to run errands.
2. Dog-sitting for your neighbor can be fun but also may prove to be an onus.
3. Peter Parker’s uncle reminded him that power comes with onus.
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