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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 ?
"We can do nothing for him," said the Tin Woodman, sadly; "for he is much too heavy to lift.
It seemed that the Wagambi warriors had ventured too far out in their frail craft, and when caught by a heavy tide and a high wind from offshore they had been driven out of sight of land.
No wonder that it was heavy. The iron-work was two-thirds of an inch thick all round.
One would say that it were conscious of the vicinity of the heavy Romanesque pillars.
Thus, the Roman abbey, the philosophers' church, the Gothic art, Saxon art, the heavy, round pillar, which recalls Gregory VII., the hermetic symbolism, with which Nicolas Flamel played the prelude to Luther, papal unity, schism, Saint-Germain des Prés, Saint-Jacques de la Boucherie,--all are mingled, combined, amalgamated in Notre-Dame.
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.
The slit ear lobes supported heavy rings whose weight had stretched the skin until the long loop rested upon the brown shoulders.
Number Thirteen was striking heavy blows with his giant hands upon the face and head of his antagonist, while the long, uneven fangs of the latter had found his breast and neck a half dozen times.
Hither and thither about the campong the battle raged until the fighting mass rolled against the palisade, and here, at last, with his back to the structure, Number Thirteen regained his feet, and with the heavy stock of the bull whip beat off, for a moment, those nearest him.
About the campong lay four who had felt the full force of his heavy fist, while not one but bore some mark of the battle.
I was so excited by these heavy minute-guns following one another that I so far forgot my personal safety and my scalded hands as to clamber up into the hedge and stare towards Sunbury.
These canisters smashed on striking the ground--they did not explode--and incontinently disengaged an enormous volume of heavy, inky vapour, coiling and pour- ing upward in a huge and ebony cumulus cloud, a gaseous hill that sank and spread itself slowly over the surrounding country.
It was heavy, this vapour, heavier than the densest smoke, so that, after the first tumultuous uprush and outflow of its impact, it sank down through the air and poured over the ground in a manner rather liquid than gaseous, abandoning the hills, and streaming into the valleys and ditches and watercourses even as I have heard the carbonic-acid gas that pours from volcanic clefts is wont to do.
This happened to be the rainy season at the islands, and the heavens had nearly the whole morning betokened one of those heavy showers which during this period so frequently occur.
The heavy rain that still continued to fall without intermission favoured our enterprise, as it drove the islanders into their houses, and prevented any casual meeting with them.