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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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He won't mind the heavy going and should have the stamina to prevail in this Grade 2 contest.
All those who do have Aintree on the agenda gave the leaders too much rope and never got to grips with the heavy going. Paul Nicholls's Warwick Chase winner Eurotrek was pulled up along with the Francois Doumen-trained First Gold and the well-backed Irish raider What A Native.
The detailed accounts of the will data can be heavy going, and some of Guzzetti's interpretations of it are presented as more conclusive than seems warranted.
First time he finished fifth of 20 on heavy going at Windsor in October before running well on rain-softened ground at Brighton.
With actors it can be heavy going; but once you get them to go through the process that they understand--they have to learn the text first, know what they're saying; I call it physical dialogue--you can make it magical." With costume dramas gaining in popularity, they could say about Sordelet what they said about the Pimpernel: "They seek him here, they seek him there...."
But as a book to be consumed for pleasure, it will probably be considered heavy going by readers with less stamina than Kluger.
The first three came 44 lengths clear of the remainder that day and Gary Moore's mare is entitled to improve for the outing, with this extra halffurlong on heavy going suitable.
Alex Curran glam with a Hollywood hairdo Heavy going...
The heavy going was right up his street at Haydock three weeks ago.
HEAVY GOING...Firefighters using a Land Rover struggle across Canford Heath with a hose in the fight against the blaze.
Foreign sweatshops, the poisoning of the environment, IBM's role in the Holocaust All very worthy and all extremely heavy going, especially in one cinema sitting.
But unless you are a fan of Pekar's, it is heavy going from the outset and I suspect many will be left asking, who?
Maginnis warns in his preface, however, that because he has chosen to include many of the specific facts that he gleaned from long hours in the archives, the material is "rather heavy going" (xxi).
SUPER LEAGUE champions Bradford Bulls followed up their impressive opening win at Wigan with a seven-try 3812 demolition of Warrington in heavy going at Valley Parade.