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Adverb
Having, or burdened with, a great or heavy weight
“The ponderous shoes soon galled the duchess to such a degree that she took off the thick, irritating worsted stockings and hob-nailed shoes, preferring to journey along the stony road without such incumbrances.”
Adverb
Slowly, in a laborious or ponderous manner
“In addition to hauling their own weight, the ponderous vehicles must plow about 17 tons of air out of their way every mile!”
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Taking one's time, slowly and carefully
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Adverb for very large in size
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“On the previous pages are sketches showing how the large ponderous wheels operated the machinery of the watermills.”
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Adverb for boring or severely lacking in interest
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“The chairman, as usual, gave a ponderous speech that left half his listeners snoring in their seats.”
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Adverb for overly verbose or elaborate in phrasing
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“Tucked in the middle of this ponderous description of regional flora was a brief discussion of the dynamics of vegetation.”
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Adverb for requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
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“It is a ponderous task to delve into the great mass of literature and bring forth the conspicuous points for digestion.”
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Adverb for awkward or uncoordinated in movement or in handling things
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Adverb for lacking in speed
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(of an object or situation) Adverb for significant in degree of importance or urgency
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Adverb for done in a pompously or overly solemn manner so as to impress
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Adverb for tending toward excessive moralization
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Adverb for not convincing, plausible or believable
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Adverb for having a surfeit of body fat
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Adverb for serious or solemn in manner or appearance
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