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substantial

busy

overcast

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Synonyms for heavy

having a relatively great weight

unwieldy or clumsy, especially due to excess weight

having a large body, especially in girth

intensely sustained, especially in activity

conveying great physical force

intensely violent in sustained velocity

indulging in drink to an excessive degree

having great consequence or weight

having a dense or viscous consistency

not readily digested because of richness

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growing profusely

burdened by a weighty load

beyond the understanding of an average mind

a mean, worthless character in a story or play

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an actor who plays villainous roles

a serious (or tragic) role in a play

of comparatively great physical weight or density

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unusually great in degree or quantity or number

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of the military or industry

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marked by great psychological weight

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usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

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(used of soil) compact and fine-grained

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darkened by clouds

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of great intensity or power or force

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(physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight

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(of an actor or role) being or playing the villain

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permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter

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of relatively large extent and density

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made of fabric having considerable thickness

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prodigious

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full and loud and deep

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given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors

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of great gravity or crucial import

slow and laborious because of weight

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large and powerful

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dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal

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sharply inclined

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full of

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requiring or showing effort

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characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion

lacking lightness or liveliness

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(of sleep) deep and complete

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in an advanced stage of pregnancy

slowly as if burdened by much weight

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References in classic literature ?
Night coming upon me, I began with a heavy heart to consider what would be my lot if there were any ravenous beasts in that country, as at night they always come abroad for their prey.
I bent to the earth before him, and went to do his bidding with a heavy heart, for was not Baleka my sister?
I WENT back to the fishing-place with a heavy heart, overcome by mournful thoughts, for the first time in my life.
With a heavy heart, D'Artagnan again bent his way toward the ferry.
When I was a school-boy and was to have a new knife, I could not make up my mind as to which was the prettiest in the show-case, and I did not think any of them were particularly pretty; and so I chose with a heavy heart.
Clara Walker watched with a heavy heart the friendship and close intimacy which had sprung up between her father and the widow.
Asking myself these questions, I accepted my invitation, and left the house with a heavy heart.