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noun as in burden

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Sheppard said before the draft that Wall won’t be playing heavy minutes anymore after averaging just under 36 minutes per game since coming into the league as the No.

A long-haul aircraft like this is much heavier when it takes off than when it lands—that’s the reason a pilot may decide to dump fuel if they need to return to the airport they took off from right away in an emergency.

That includes heavy metals, radioactive materials, coliforms and phosphates.

If you lift heavy weights, you develop bigger muscles and get better at lifting heavy weights.

As in his Cavaliers stint, Lue takes over the Clippers with the franchise facing its heaviest championship expectations to date.

So the heaviness was not so much a literary conceit but something I wanted to talk about.

Something heavy and sad came over Abu Hassar and the heaviness of that thing came over me.

He saw himself as a deep-inside player in the intelligence world, and the heaviness of the responsibility was not sitting well.

And later, we want to see people in various stages of working it off, or at the very least, grappling with heaviness.

A heaviness as of unguessed tragedy lay upon all three, not only upon Tom.

It was also (p. 255) supposed valuable in cases of heaviness and obtuseness of intellect.

The varnish has a thicker and less dainty aspect, although of excellent quality still, but there is an impression of heaviness.

Do not gastronomists complain of heaviness in London after eating a couple of mutton-chops?

In spite of the sunshine and balm of the bright weather, a sense of heaviness and foreboding oppressed her.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heaviness, such as: denseness, density, mass, thickness, and weight.

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