disemburden

disemburden

(ˌdɪsɪmˈbɜːdən)
vb (tr)
to remove a burden from (someone or something)
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He does well to recognize and insist on its necessity; but he is wrong in supposing that its office is simply to disemburden the mind by communicating its secrets to another, to restore the sinner to his self-complacency, and to relieve him from the charge of cowardice and hypocrisy." Brownson, "Literary Notices and Criticisms." See Brownson's Quarterly 4 (October 1850); rpt.