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Synonyms for cumbersome

Synonyms for cumbersome

unwieldy or clumsy, especially due to excess weight

Synonyms for cumbersome

difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight


not elegant or graceful in expression

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'INEC operations are too complex, and cumbersome. Each state must have a truly democratic and independent election commission,' Pearse said.
As a result of this cumbersome process, the President stated that African countries are beginning to turn to other sources, explaining that set against the slow and cumbersome OECD processes, and in light of Africa's desire for rapid progress, these other sources are very attractive.
It reduces cumbersome paperwork, provides insightful analytics, and enables collaboration for compliance professionals and law enforcement agents.
'Prior to implementing such technically difficult and cumbersome forms, the FBR should carry out massive awareness campaigns by holding workshops and seminars at all levels as the filers belong to all three segments of the society i.e.
KARACHI -- The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has welcomed the decision of the government to allow export of wheat and urged the government to allow one-window operation rather than involving the provincial governments and making it a cumbersome procedure of payment of subsidy.
The process for applying for specially adapted housing grants can be long and cumbersome, largely because the VA has to review plans, request bids from contractors and evaluate the potential for the home to be adapted.
The information field salespeople need to effectively sell and cross-sell is typically buried in systems which are cumbersome on the road.
The builder said there had been a meaningful step change in market conditions over the past year but warned that it continues to be frustrated by the UK's "cumbersome" planning environment.
MPs yesterday revolted against the new Commons expenses system - with one blasting it as "cumbersome and vindictive".
Phil Rees-Roberts, of Rees- Roberts, solicitors, believes the process is unfair, cumbersome and in need of a major shake-up as it exposes small businesses to unfair risks.
Does your institution have a cumbersome, slow budgeting, forecasting & reporting process?
They were heavy, cumbersome, awkward to use and time consuming with half-hour set-ups.
Additionally, increased European Union oversight over customs processes, the cumbersome T-1 process itself and the challenges that T-1 use created, meant that both the DoD and the German government were ready to return to Form 302 use via an improved duty-free customs clearance process using the CPA-NATO system.
He is far enough off to be only/a hulking figure in a brimmed hat, faceless//as a drop of rain, yet close enough to mean/the rest of her life made beautiful.//She moves toward him deliberate as prayer, but even/as our distance grows, I see she can barely//hold back, that only the crowd, this mass of bodies/and nerves keeps her from dropping her bag,//her cumbersome shoes, from running full tilt into those/arms she moans about, tossing like witchcraft,//her own arms wild open to embrace, this moment/of all things possible, this sweeter than any end.
market thanks to cumbersome emission regulations, General Motors is drawing a line in the sand, announcing it plans to introduce a newly developed diesel powertrain in its light-duty full-size pickups sometime after 2009.
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