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But things moved slowly and cumbrously at this first assembling of the new government.
The Colonel then turns cumbrously in his chair, permitting his eye to rove round the room in search of the unwary prey.
Their pack mules were so cumbrously loaded as to suggest country wagons piled with hay.
Even the stout old driver of the red-wheeled cab creaked cumbrously round on his box to look upon its beauties.
Jeffrey, rather curious himself, told Denny, and they bowled cumbrously along.
THE PRISONERALICE BROWN
A sound from behind made him turn his head, and fifty feet away he saw the big grizzly ambling cumbrously from the cabin.
THE COURAGE OF MARGE O'DOONEJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
Here he has not yet assumed the mantle of the rhetorician, which in the Istoria d' Italia sits upon him somewhat cumbrously.
Nor had he been dull during the day; he had talked and joked—cumbrously in labourers' fashion—with his fellows.
THE OPEN AIRRICHARD JEFFERIES
It rolled slowly and heavily as if cumbrously laden, under the paved gateway; and after a few minutes, all was silent.
Till she went, four days later, she was curiously still, he cumbrously affectionate.
BABBITTSINCLAIR LEWIS

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