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heavy

(Burdened), adjective benumbing, careworn, clumsy, dejected, depressed with sorrow, dull, dulled, gloomy, languid, leaden, serious, sluggish, somber, stolid, tempestuous, tiresome, torpid, violent, weary
Associated concepts: heavy burden to fulfill in order to prove a case

heavy

(Important), adjective commanding, eventful, immense, noteworthy, overwhelming, prominent, solemn, vast

heavy

(Onerous), adjective afflictive, burdensome, consequential, critical, cumbersome, difficult, excessive, grave, grievous, hard, imposing, intense, intolerable, notable, oppressive, striking, severe, substantial, trying, unbearable, unpleasant, unwieldy, wearying

heavy

(Ponderous), adjective careful, deliberate, profound, serious, weighty
See also: grave, intense, onerous, oppressive, pedestrian, ponderous, profound, solemn, torpid
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Even her eyelids rested numb and heavily over her sleepy eyes.
The words smote heavily on Eliza's heart; the vision of the trader came before her eyes, and, as if some one had struck her a deadly blow, she turned pale and gasped for breath.
Indeed I have heavily sinned against all noble guests assembled here, but most heavily against you my sovereign and my queen.
Heavily the thunder-clouds of Affliction had gathered over the house -- heavily, but not at their darkest yet.
As I look out on the night, my tears fall fast, and my undisciplined heart is chastened heavily - heavily.
Then again: I am heavily in debt - very heavily for me, who have now no expectations - and I have been bred to no calling, and I am fit for nothing.
The young Prince pursued the little creature, and had almost overtaken it, when the girth of his saddle suddenly broke in two and he fell heavily to the ground.
That "sublime and beautiful" weighs heavily on my mind at forty But that is at forty; then--oh, then it would have been different
Upon reaching the room below, I found five or six custom-house officers, and two or three gendarmes -- all heavily armed.
The shoulder of one of the tramping bearers knocked heavily against the spectral soldier who was staring into the unknown.
He was wonderfully clever at concealing his deafness, and, as to carrying on heavily, though he was a fearless man, I don't think that he ever meant to take undue risks.
Just as the arrow left the bow, the Vice-Warden trod heavily on the toe of the Baron, who yelled with the pain.