Heavy synonyms

hĕv'ē
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Being large in size, mass, or volume.
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slowly as if burdened by much weight
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(Informal) Very friendly; intimate:
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Scowling; frowning darkly
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Alternative spelling of gruelling.
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Having great power or influence:
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Mildly dizzy or faint:
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Weighty
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Of great significance; momentous:
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Difficult to understand because of complexity or obscurity:
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Impossible to understand; incomprehensible:
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Wearing buskins.
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Having a sad facial expression
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Large or imposing, as in quantity, scope, degree, intensity, or scale.
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Hard, difficult, demanding to handle or get around with.
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Difficult to carry or manage because of size, shape, weight, or complexity:
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Clumsy, unwieldy, or slow, especially due to weight.
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Of exceedingly great size, extent, or quantity.
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The definition of overweight is being heavier than is considered healthy, acceptable or normal.
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Strong in construction; firm; substantial
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Humid:
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(Slang, US) Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.
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Using both fists (figuratively, hands)
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(Archaic) Pregnant.
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Pregnant; now used chiefly of egg-laying animals, or metaphorically.
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in an advanced stage of pregnancy
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Somber; dull
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Making or implying threats:
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Like clay
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Tending to cause clogging.
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Unbroken
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Compatible with an accepted point of view; orthodox:
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Without a wake.
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Downcast; depressed:
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The definition of arduous is a way of describing something that is extremely tiring and difficult.
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Demanding great exertion; arduous and exhausting.
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Using or based on data that are readily quantified or verified:
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Very busy; industrious
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That inflicts punishment
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Lacking natural ease; strained:
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Of an action that is difficult to perform.
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Having much flesh; fat; plump
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full of; bearing great weight
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Causing grief
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Not temperate or moderate, especially in rhetoric or tone; unrestrained:
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Having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound.
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Having a high centre of gravity, and liable to topple
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Weighty
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Hard to bear; heavy; oppressive
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Having a round, stout body.
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Weighty
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Like an elephant in size or gait; huge, heavy, slow, clumsy, ungainly, etc.
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Rich; producing a large income; desirable.
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Solidly built; strong:
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Of large or great size, amount, extent, or capacity:
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Fleshy and solid; muscular and heavy; brawny
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The definition of troublesome is someone or something that causes problems or that is annoying or difficult.
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Difficult to understand for being intricate or involved; complicated:
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The definition of complicated is someone or something that is hard to understand or something that is hard to untangle.
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(Often of a person, or a horse, etc) Hard to manage, uncooperative, troublesome.
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Of considerable size or amount; substantial:
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That cannot be digested
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Burdensome; laborious
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Hard to put up with; causing great discomfort or fatigue
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Gloomy; melancholy.
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Not moving or able to move quickly; proceeding at a low speed:
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Difficult
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The definition of cheerful is a person or thing that brings joy, humor or good spirits.
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The definition of happy is someone or something that is feeling great pleasure or joy.
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The definition of gay is someone or something bright or happy.
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The definition of joyful is expressing delight or happiness.
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Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
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The definition of trivial is insignificant, or of no importance.
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Not important; insignificant or petty.
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Inconsequent; illogical
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Lacking power, position, or value; worthy of little regard.
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Small in size; not big, large, or great
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Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
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Light in weight
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The definition of slight is a small amount or someone that is fragile or has little weight or substance.
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Light or delicate:
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Relating to or involved in a transfer of furnishings from one location to another:
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Having a fine texture:
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(FILMS & VIDEO) Of or having to do with an animated cartoon or its preparation
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Of or relating to energy.
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Scarce; not close, crowded, or numerous; not filling the space.
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Of the heavyweight boxing (similar) division.
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Heavy, clumsy, dull, stupid, etc.
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Like a lump; heavy; clumsy
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Large; hulking.
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Like a husk
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The definition of abundant is something that there is plenty of or that exists in great amounts.
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(Of a person) Inclined to be generous.
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Provided in abundance; plentiful
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The definition of copious is something of which there is a large amount.
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Giving or sharing liberally and willingly; openhanded
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Stout; obese
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Marked by or being in abundance; plentiful; copious
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Existing in great quantity or ample supply.
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Writing, producing, consisting of, or forming enough material to fill volumes
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Not dilute; having a high concentration.
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Having or showing strong emotion, firm purpose, great seriousness, etc.
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(Chiefly Upper Southern US) Great:
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The definition of severe is someone or something that is very serious, harsh or critical.
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Full of intensity; energetic or fierce:
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Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively large number of sound-wave cycles per second:
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Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient.
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Obscene or indecent:
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Remarkable; extraordinary:
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Violently disturbed or agitated, as by storms
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(Of water) muddy, cloudy (having lots of sediment)
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Characterized by violence or crime:
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Stormy; turbulent; tempestuous; rude.
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Characterized by violent emotions, passions, speech, or actions:
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Characterized by violent emotions or actions; tumultuous:
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The definition of tumultuous is having great disturbance, uproar, chaos or noise.
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The definition of turbulent is something characterized by chaos, confusion, disorder or conflict.
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Repulsive or offensive; objectionable:
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Very forceful:
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The definition of earnest is intense and not playful, or important.
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(--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
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Not joking or trifling:
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Of or containing gelatin
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Heavy and unpalatable
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Highly varied, developed, or complex:
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Characterized by a rich growth of vegetation
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Characterized by rich or profuse growth:
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Giving or pouring forth freely; generous, often to excess
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Strong in growth; growing with vigour or rapidity, hence, coarse or gross.
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Heavily burdened with care and trouble
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The definition of laden is something that is weighed down, physically or emotionally.
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Filled, charged, weighted, etc. (as indicated by various senses of load)
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Requiring much effort or attention:
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Requiring or showing effort.
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Making severe demands; rigorous:
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Requiring more than is reasonable; demanding; exacting
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Difficult to undertake, surmount, or defeat:
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Harsh, severe, or demanding:
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Burdensome; wearing:
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Difficult to endure; severe; harsh:
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The definition of trying is defined as an irritating person or thing.
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The definition of abstruse is something that is nearly impossible to understand or figure out.
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The definition of esoteric is something only understood by a chosen group.
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The definition of recondite is something that is difficult or impossible for most to understand, or that most people don't know about.
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Not easily borne; oppressive:
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Characterized by abundance
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Nearly or completely motionless; undisturbed:
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More than usual; extra; surplus
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The definition of important is having great significance or consequence.
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(Dated) Having all the geometrical dimensions; cubic.
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Not readily digested because of richness
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Complete in every particular:
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Intended to function or be carried on land or sea, rather than in the air or under water
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A legal or moral entitlement.
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More than ordinary in degree; very considerable.
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Characterized by or requiring toil.
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The definition of lumbering is a heavy or clumsy movement.
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The definition of corpulent is a person who is fat or obese.
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Stocky; thickset
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Covered with a sticky or clammy coating.
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Resembling syrup in some way
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(Law, of an action) Commenced for the purpose of giving trouble, without due cause.
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Characterized by such a feeling
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Void of feeling; not susceptible of deep emotion; passionless; indifferent.
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In low spirits; depressed; disheartened
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Marked with indistinct masses or streaks:
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Full of knots.
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Unfit to be eaten; not edible.
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Filled with moisture; soaked through
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Alternative form of featherlight.
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Mediocre, usually used negatively in modern usage.
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(Of colour) Dull or deeper in hue; not bright or light.
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The definition of dismal is something that is gloomy that makes you feel sad.
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Francis Bacon
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The definition of confused is a person who cannot think clearly, or is something that is jumbled or without order.
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The definition of obscure is hard to see in the low light or hard to understand.
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Of an object, etc, covered with or impregnated with liquid.
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That causes physical or mental pain
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The definition of broad refers to something that is wide from side to side, or to something that covers a lot of area.
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(Naut.) Designating the vessel responsible for taking action to avoid colliding with another vessel
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Big and strong; heavy and muscular
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Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.
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The definition of consequential is important or something that follows another act.
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Feeling or expressing despondency; dejected.
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Causing grief:
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Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
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Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
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Unmitigated in any way; utter:
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Enjoying or requiring much food:
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The definition of inactive is a person or thing that isn't working or moving.
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The definition of indulgent is someone who is lenient or who gives into whims and desires.
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Without life
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(Of a sound) Of great intensity.
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The definition of obese is an extremely overweight person.
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Widely liked or appreciated:
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(Not comparable) Carrying developing offspring within the body.
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Containing lead, or suffering from lead poisoning (saturnia)
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Displaying little movement or activity; slow; inactive:
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Moist and heavy; sodden
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Without any yeast or other raising agent
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Not having been raised.
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Synonym Study

  • Cumbersome implies a heaviness and bulkiness that makes for awkward handling and, in extended use, connotes unwieldiness cumbersome formalities
  • Massive stresses largeness and solidity rather than heaviness and connotes an impressiveness due to great size massive structures
  • Weighty suggests heaviness as an absolute rather than a relative quality and figuratively connotes great importance or influence a weighty problem: ponderous applies to something that is very heavy because of size or bulk and figuratively connotes a labored or dull quality a ponderous dissertation
  • Heavy implies relatively great density, quantity, intensity, etc. and figuratively connotes a pressing down on the mind, spirits, or senses heavy water, heavy-hearted
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