1. (a.) Having the heaves.

2. (superl.) Heaved or lifted with labor; not light; weighty; ponderous; as, a heavy stone; hence, sometimes, large in extent, quantity, or effects; as, a heavy fall of rain or snow; a heavy failure; heavy business transactions, etc.; often implying strength; as, a heavy barrier; also, difficult to move; as, a heavy draught.

3. (superl.) Not easy to bear; burdensome; oppressive; hard to endure or accomplish; hence, grievous, afflictive; as, heavy yokes, expenses, undertakings, trials, news, etc.

4. (superl.) Laden with that which is weighty; encumbered; burdened; bowed down, either with an actual burden, or with care, grief, pain, disappointment.

5. (superl.) Slow; sluggish; inactive; or lifeless, dull, inanimate, stupid; as, a heavy gait, looks, manners, style, and the like; a heavy writer or book.

6. (superl.) Strong; violent; forcible; as, a heavy sea, storm, cannonade, and the like.

7. (superl.) Loud; deep; -- said of sound; as, heavy thunder.

8. (superl.) Dark with clouds, or ready to rain; gloomy; -- said of the sky.

9. (superl.) Impeding motion; cloggy; clayey; -- said of earth; as, a heavy road, soil, and the like.

10. (superl.) Not raised or made light; as, heavy bread.

11. (superl.) Not agreeable to, or suitable for, the stomach; not easily digested; -- said of food.

12. (superl.) Having much body or strength; -- said of wines, or other liquors.

13. (superl.) With child; pregnant.

14. (adv.) Heavily; -- sometimes used in composition; as, heavy-laden.

15. (v. t.) To make heavy.

Herculean Latinate OK Roscius abeyant abstruse abundant accented ace-high actor actress acute adamantine adhesive aesthetic aesthetically appealing alveolar ample amylaceous anesthetized annoying antagonist anticipating antihero apathetic apical apico-alveolar apico-dental arcane arduous arid articulated assimilated attractive awe-inspiring awful awkward back backbreaking bad bad guy bang-up baritone barnstormer barren barytone bass beauteous beautiful benumbed besetting big big with child big-laden bilabial bit bit part blah blank blase bleak blimp bloodless blunt blunt-witted bombastic bonzer bored boring boss bothersome breeding broad broad-bodied bulky bullnecked bully burdened burdensome burdensomely buskined but good cacuminal carrying carrying a fetus cast castellatus cataleptic catatonic central cerebral character character actor character man character woman characterless checked cheerless child actor chubby cirrose cirrous clabbered clammy close close-knit close-textured close-woven clotted cloud-flecked clouded cloudy clumsy coagulated coarse cold colorless comatose compact compacted complex comprehensive compressed concentrated concrete condensed congested consequential considerable consolidated consonant consonantal continuant contralto cool copious corking corpulent cothurned crackerjack crammed crammed full cramped crass crestfallen critical crowded crucial crushing cue cumbersome cumbersomely cumbrous cumuliform cumulous curdled dandy dark dead debilitated deep deep-echoing deep-pitched deep-toned deepmouthed dejected delicious dense dental depressed depressing despondent difficult dim dim-witted dirty disconsolate diseur diseuse dismal dissimilated distressful distressing doped dopey dormant dorsal doughy downcast downhearted dozy draggy dramatizer dreamy drearisome dreary droopy drowsy drugged drugged with sleep dry dryasdust ducky dull dull of mind dull-headed dull-pated dull-witted durable dusty earnest effete effortful elegant elephantine empty encumbered endowed with beauty enduring enervated esoteric etiolated exanimate excessive exhausting exhaustive expectant expecting exquisite exuberant eye-filling fab fade fat fat part fat-witted fatal fateful fatty feeder fine fine and dandy firm flat fleshy flourishing flowerlike foil forced forceful formal formidable foul front


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