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used in Not Without My Daughter

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difficult to handle — especially because of size or shape or weight


not elegant or graceful in expression
  • If visitors came in the morning, they began the cumbersome process of leave-taking around noontime.
  • There was, therefore, no opportunity to object to Moody's demand that I wear a chad or but as I donned the cumbersome robe I realized that it was filthy.
  • Mahtob would need a gray uniform, coat, pants, and macknaya scarf sewn up the front instead of tied, a bit more cumbersome than the roosarie, but not quite as bad as the chad or I was instructed to bring Mahtob on a certain day for a mother and daughter meeting.

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