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ponderous
used in Oryx and Crake

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

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boring — especially because of  length
  • He has the feeling he's quoting from a book, some obsolete, ponderous directive written in aid of European colonials running plantations of one kind or another.
    p. 4.9

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