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I can tell you, in my opinion, this is the most weighty vote we have given in my seven years on the committee.
HEALTH-CARE WORKERS AND NURSING HOME RESIDENTS SHOULD BE THE FIRST TO GET CORONAVIRUS VACCINES, CDC ADVISORY GROUP SAYSLENA H. SUN, ISAAC STANLEY-BECKERDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The company has little cash, weighty pension debts and lease commitments, and uncertain earnings.’
A HOSPITAL CHAIN SAID OUR ARTICLE WAS INACCURATE. IT’S NOT.BY PETER ELKINDOCTOBER 12, 2020PROPUBLICA
The spring-assist handle made lifting weighty wet stuff easier and put less strain on my back.
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The company has little cash, weighty pension debts and lease commitments, and uncertain future earnings.
INVESTORS EXTRACTED $400 MILLION FROM A HOSPITAL CHAIN THAT SOMETIMES COULDN’T PAY FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES OR GAS FOR AMBULANCESBY PETER ELKIND WITH DORIS BURKESEPTEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
They’re all of a sudden burdened with the weighty responsibilities of adulthood – their first career choices, their first disappointments professionally, or maybe major ones romantically.
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Desks and boxes were thrust aside, the winch was manned, and the weighty lantern mounted slowly to its nocturnal watch-tower.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The experienced courtier may have thought the matter too weighty for women, for he wrote all privately to Burghley.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
These were positive and weighty grievances, which ought, it was urged, to be remedied.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
He urged that there should be "a temperate but weighty remonstrance" from parliament, backed by half a million Italian signatures.
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It is a serious and weighty matter for you to decide; therefore should not be settled hastily.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO WEIGHTY

  • big
  • carrying a lot of weight
  • consequential
  • considerable
  • heavy
  • material
  • meaningful
  • momentous
  • notable
  • noteworthy
  • serious
  • substantial
  • vital
  • weighty
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