heavy


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Synonyms for heavy

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 ?
But Dorothy did not know this, nor could she get away from the bright red flowers that were everywhere about; so presently her eyes grew heavy and she felt she must sit down to rest and to sleep.
And who substituted for the ancient gothic altar, splendidly encumbered with shrines and reliquaries, that heavy marble sarcophagus, with angels' heads and clouds, which seems a specimen pillaged from the Val-de-Grâce or the Invalides?
Heavy, wooden shutters there were to close the window apertures against hostile arrows, and these Mugambi was engaged in lowering when Lady Greystoke appeared upon the veranda.
Presently they advanced upon him once more, this time wielding their heavy war-spears.
She was about to give up her work at the hatch when the heavy wooden cover suddenly commenced to move above her as though actuated by some supernatural power.
At least we may take the tablets from the walls, though the pillars are too heavy for us to handle; but there should be great storerooms filled with gold--gold that we can carry away upon our backs with ease.
The miners were in from Moseyed Creek and the other diggings to the west, the summer washing had been good, and the men's pouches were heavy with dust and nuggets.
But when the war was over, he only allowed him chaff to eat and made him carry heavy loads of wood, subjecting him to much slavish drudgery and ill-treatment.
He swung round as the dog was passing him, and kicked it with his heavy boot.
His face in repose was not an unpleasing one, though his heavy brows and aggressive chin gave him, as I had lately seen, a terrible expression when moved to anger.
Now he lifted his muzzle and sniffed the air, caught the acrid scent spoor of the reed buck and the heavy scent of man.
he cried, coming back with a heavy club in his hand.
Many heavy things are there for the spirit, the strong load-bearing spirit in which reverence dwelleth: for the heavy and the heaviest longeth its strength.
He had scarcely read this note, and frowned at its contents, when he heard below the ponderous tramp of the servants, carrying something heavy.
The window contained photographs of more or less undressed dancing girls; nondescript packages in wrappers like patent medicines; closed yellow paper envelopes, very flimsy, and marked two-and-six in heavy black figures; a few numbers of ancient French comic publications hung across a string as if to dry; a dingy blue china bowl, a casket of black wood, bottles of marking ink, and rubber stamps; a few books, with titles hinting at impropriety; a few apparently old copies of obscure newspapers, badly printed, with titles like THE TORCH, THE GONG - rousing titles.