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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 periodicals archive ?
He looks worth another chance now returned to a soft surface as his best form came on heavy going at Ffos Las'
He should be a different proposition now returned to a testing track and 3m on heavy going should be ideal'
He has been winning by wide margins on heavy going and he may prove too strong for the talented Youlneverwalkalone.
Spurs made heavy going of it against Third Division Torquay at White Hart Lane last night, taking an hour to break the deadlock before easing into the third round with a 2-0 win.
FINDING it heavy going to get your stake money for the Cheltenham Festival next month?
25 Listowel SP forecast 8-13 Clear on ratings and the only runner in the field to have won on heavy going and over this 2m6f trip.
But they made heavy going of snuffing out the challenge of the Italian underdogs at Firhill.
Trainer Francois Rohaut has no worries about the heavy going for his Champion Hurdle hopeful Gun'n Roses in the Agfa Hurdle.
Despite a winter that has left Britain looking like a paddy field thelikelihood of heavy going at Cheltenham is 40-1, according to Eurobet.
Sakhee had earlier won over course and distance in the Thresher Classic Trial on heavy going before landing the Dante Stakes at York.
20 Southwell SP forecast 1-2 Useful chaser who has won three times on testing ground and was fourth in the Peter Marsh at Haydock on heavy going last time.
It's heavy going tonight but enlivened a bit by Woods' stories of men from both ends of the humanitarian spectrum.
Clearly not hindered by the heavy going, Miss Riviera Golf gamely held Serene View by half a length in the 16- runner contest.
Star Traveller's stable companion Edmond trounced a good field for the Coral Welsh National on heavy going at Chepstow at the end of December with a powerful front-running display to earn a best-priced 20-1 quote from the Tote for the Grand National.
05 Kempton SP forecast 6-5 Point winner who developed into a smart novice hurdler a couple of seasons ago when his best effort was an easy victory at this course on heavy going.