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See definition of ponderously on Dictionary.com
  • as inheavily
  • as inhard

synonyms for ponderously

  • densely
  • massively
  • thickly
  • dejectedly
  • dully
  • gloomily
  • profoundly
  • sluggishly
  • tediously
  • wearily
  • weightily
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antonyms for ponderously

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  • easily
  • gently
  • lightly
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How to use ponderously in a sentence

Glass’s short book ably meets the ponderous inquiries of caregiving in a tribute to both fragility and forbearance.
EMMA GLASS’S ‘REST AND BE THANKFUL’ POWERFULLY DESCRIBES WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A HEALTH-CARE WORKERPETE TOSIELLODECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A person who never goes off-road probably doesn’t need to opt for a ponderous SUV as a daily commuter.
INSIDE MY CUSTOM TOYOTA LAND CRUISER BUILDWES SILEROCTOBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
He got down ponderously from his stool and squeaked out behind the long counter in his shiny boots.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Scattergood arose ponderously and limped out into the middle of the dusty road.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
When she ended he stood up ponderously, leaning against the desk; and for a second or two they looked at each other.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
"Then that Dutch horn-player threw the bomb," propounded the head of the "Detective Bureau" ponderously.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
John Turner knew him well, and was ponderously silent respecting him.
DROSSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
"You have accurately diagnosed the situation," said Milburgh ponderously.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
"I don't go after for to say that," Cullen said ponderously.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
The hand flashed ponderously by, missing Robin by only a few feet.
A WORLD CALLED CRIMSONDARIUS JOHN GRANGER
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