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ponderous
used in Northanger Abbey

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Definition
large or of great weight; or slow and unwieldy — especially because of size

or

boring — especially because of  length
  • The fireplace, where she had expected the ample width and ponderous carving of former times, was contracted to a Rumford, with slabs of plain though handsome marble, and ornaments over it of the prettiest English china.
    Chapter 20 (89% in)
  • Not tables, toilettes, wardrobes, or drawers, but on one side perhaps the remains of a broken lute, on the other a ponderous chest which no efforts can open, and over the fireplace the portrait of some handsome warrior, whose features will so incomprehensibly strike you, that you will not be able to withdraw your eyes from it.
    Chapter 20 (53% in)

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