It has been humbled since by the supercilious modesty of the vast Hotel Thornleigh; dirty now is its tessellated floor and all the wild gilt tarnished, and in its ponderous leather chairs are torn seams and stogie ashes and horse-dealers.
Going," with ponderous jocularity, "going to blow you all to a swell feed at the Grand—"
She had a trick of gravely thinking over obvious questions; and gravely (but with the gravity of a child, not the ponderous gravity of a politician or an office-manager) she admitted, "Yes, I am glad.
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The findings were presented in a ponderous three-volume report.
We’ve been working through the ponderous regulatory approval process for the last two years.