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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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Moreover, if the heavier body is a superplanet, "we have to rethink our definition of what is a brown dwarf and what is a planet," says Correia.
We heavier gals certainly possess those always-necessary child-bearing hips, a prerequisite of the mate university students want.
Alternatively, the star may have been born with a more massive partner that transferred the two heavier elements to it, suggests Beers.
For heavier loads, a backpack with a hip belt takes the load off the shoulders and distributes it to the pelvis and hips.
If the Higgs is heavier than 115 GeV, however, then the chances for a Tevatron discovery go down.
Then, stars brewed heavier elements in a process requiring lighter elements to capture neutrons.
During the past months, firefighters have been working with forestry officials to have prescribed burns - burning large portions of heavier brush that would create fire breaks and stop wildfires.
Najita of the National Optical Astronomy Observatories in Tucson and her colleagues took a census of brown dwarfs in the star cluster IC 348 and found that the lower-weight dwarfs greatly outnumber the heavier ones, they report in the Oct.
The shirt is boxy, and the sleeve is baggy, and you'll look heavier and shorter than you already are,'' she advised.
The volunteers still said that the smaller box was heavier, the researchers report in the July NATURE NEUROSCIENCE.
SAFARI: That out-of-the-jungle look is back again, but this year you're supposed to add a safari jacket with cargo pockets and epaulets, which can be overwhelming on shorter, heavier figures.
The system will be part of an upgrade to the customer's production facilities enabling them to process less expensive, heavier crude oil, which is plentiful in the vast oil sands reserves of Western Canada.