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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEAVIEST

They were some way from home, and Giles was the biggest and heaviest of them all.

"The less reason, then, for her being a thief," Gilder grumbled in his heaviest voice.

The yoke of the Genoese continued longest, and was the heaviest.

At this, half a score reached him their staves, and he took the stoutest and heaviest of them all.

The most numerous shareholders, mark you—not the heaviest shareholders.

Then the Dragon-King was frightened, and had the heaviest weapon in his armory brought in.

This was the heaviest fighting which had so far taken place in this section.

The Rumanians suffered their heaviest losses from artillery fire.

This made Norway by far the heaviest loser among all neutrals.

They choose their wives as we do lobsters—the heaviest are the best.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., "something heavy; heaviness," from heavy (adj.). Theatrical sense of "villain" is 1880.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.