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synonyms for cumbrously

  • badly
  • vigorously
  • severely
  • agonizingly
  • arduously
  • awkwardly
  • burdensomely
  • carefully
  • cumbersomely
  • distressingly
  • exhaustingly
  • gruelingly
  • hardly
  • harshly
  • inconveniently
  • laboriously
  • painfully
  • ponderously
  • roughly
  • strenuously
  • tiredly
  • toilsomely
  • unwieldily
  • with great effort
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antonyms for cumbrously

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  • easily
  • gently
  • moderately
  • softly
  • tolerantly
  • unenthusiastically
  • yielding
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How to use cumbrously in a sentence

But things moved slowly and cumbrously at this first assembling of the new government.
THE CRITICAL PERIOD OF AMERICAN HISTORYJOHN FISKE
The Colonel then turns cumbrously in his chair, permitting his eye to rove round the room in search of the unwary prey.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, JANUARY 24, 1917VARIOUS
Their pack mules were so cumbrously loaded as to suggest country wagons piled with hay.
A WAIF OF THE MOUNTAINSEDWARD S. ELLIS
Even the stout old driver of the red-wheeled cab creaked cumbrously round on his box to look upon its beauties.
A VERSAILLES CHRISTMAS-TIDEMARY STUART BOYD
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.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY, VOLUME 1 (OF 7)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
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.
TALES FROM BLACKWOOD, VOLUME 7VARIOUS
Till she went, four days later, she was curiously still, he cumbrously affectionate.
BABBITTSINCLAIR LEWIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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