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ponderous
used in Oliver Twist

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

or

boring — especially because of  length
  • Jostling with unemployed labourers of the lowest class, ballast-heavers, coal-whippers, brazen women, ragged children, and the raff and refuse of the river, he makes his way with difficulty along, assailed by offensive sights and smells from the narrow alleys which branch off on the right and left, and deafened by the clash of ponderous waggons that bear great piles of merchandise from the stacks of warehouses that rise from every corner.
    Chapter 50 — The Pursuit and Escape (5% in)

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