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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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Dictionary Results for ponderous:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of
           tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot";
           "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn" [syn:
           heavy, lumbering, ponderous]
    2: having great mass and weight and unwieldiness; "a ponderous
       stone"; "a ponderous burden"; "ponderous weapons"
    3: labored and dull; "a ponderous speech"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Ponderous \Pon"der*ous\, a. [L. ponderosus, from pondus, -eris,
   a weight: cf. F. pond['e]reux. See Ponder.]
   1. Very heavy; weighty; as, a ponderous shield; a ponderous
      load; the ponderous elephant.
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            The sepulcher . . .
            Hath oped his ponderous and marble jaws. --Shak.
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   2. Important; momentous; forcible. "Your more ponderous and
      settled project." --Shak.
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   3. Heavy; dull; wanting; lightless or spirit; as, a ponderous
      style; a ponderous joke.
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   Ponderous spar (Min.), heavy spar, or barytes. See
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