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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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Many horses will struggle in the heavy going at Hexham today, but two who should relish it are Bollin Fiona and Locked Inthepocket.
We'll first look at the performance of horses in respect to the number of days since their last run on heavy going.
The gelding was unsuited by the heavy going when pulling up in the Welsh National last time, which has left Keane (above) hoping conditions will not be quite so testing this weekend.
Racing were quickly on the back foot as they struggled to cope with the heavy going and it was no surprise when they fell behind to a 25th minute effort from Joe Dowling.
Eastenders star Michelle Collins finds out life can get pretty heavy going when you're a mum-to-be.
Star Traveller's stable companion Edmond trounced a good field for the Coral Welsh National on heavy going at Chepstow at the end of December with a powerful front-running display to earn a best-priced 20-1 quote from the Tote for the Grand National.
BLACK JACK KETCHUM was yesterday eased to 7-4 (from 5-4) with the sponsors for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle after Jonjo O'Neill warned that heavy going could force his stable star out of Cheltenham 2007.
The progressive eight-year-old trounced a good field on heavy going at Chepstow at the end of December with a powerful front-running display to earn a best-priced 20-1 quote from the Tote for the Martell Grand National.
It's a hard one to call because Dorans has already beaten Imperial Call twice but flopped badly in very heavy going last time out, although trainer Michael Hourigan says he is fine now.
THE horses may have coped with the testing conditions yesterday, but it proved heavy going for Scoop6 punters as the bet rolled over for the third week running, writes Graham Green.
The eight-year-old, well beaten on heavy going in January, is now out to 4.
Clearly not hindered by the heavy going, Miss Riviera Golf gamely held Serene View by half a length in the 16- runner contest.