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The Awakening
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  • The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
  • This may seem like a ponderous weight of wisdom to descend upon the soul of a young woman of twenty-eight—perhaps more wisdom than the Holy Ghost is usually pleased to vouchsafe to any woman.
  • Edna was glad to be rid of her father when he finally took himself off with his wedding garments and his bridal gifts, with his padded shoulders, his Bible reading, his "toddies" and ponderous oaths.

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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.

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