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ponderous
used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
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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 upstairs hall seemed to shake as Mammy's ponderous weight came toward the door.
    3.24 (79% in)
  • Scarlett wondered how that ponderous body which shook the floors could move with such savage stealth when its owner wished to eavesdrop.
    4.32 (71% in)

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