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  • 121naval ship — Introduction       the chief instrument by which a nation extends its military power onto the seas. Warships protect the movement over water of military forces to coastal areas where they may be landed and used against enemy forces; warships… …

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  • 122Cheque truncation — (check truncation in the United States) is the conversion of physical cheque into electronic form for transmission to the paying bank. Cheque truncation eliminates cumbersome physical presentation of the cheque and saves time and processing costs …

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  • 123Cycling in Toronto — Cycling in downtown Toronto, November 2011 A cyclist in Toronto …

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  • 124symbolic delivery — sym·bol·ic delivery /sim bä lik / n: constructive delivery at delivery Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 125awkward — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. clumsy, ungraceful, ungainly; gauche; embarrassing. See unskillfulness, difficulty. Ant., adroit, dexterous. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unskillful] Syn. clumsy, inept, maladroit, ungainly,… …

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  • 126hulking — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. bulky, massive, ponderous. See gravity. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. bulky, cumbersome, clumsy; see awkward 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. heavy, large, clumsy, bulky, unwieldy, ponderous,… …

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  • 127ponderous — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. heavy, weighty, bulky, massive; tedious. See gravity, inelegance.Ant., light, weightless. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. heavy, dull, weighty, lifeless; see heavy 1 , indifferent 1 . See Synonym Study… …

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  • 128bulky — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. massive, big, cumbersome; see fat 1 , heavy 1 , large 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. massive, unwieldy, cumbersome, huge, ponderous, prodigious, mammoth, sizable, unmanageable, hulking, voluminous. ANT.: small,… …

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  • 129heavy — adjective 1) a heavy box Syn: weighty, hefty, substantial, ponderous; solid, dense, leaden; burdensome; informal hulking, weighing a ton Ant: light 2) a heavy man Syn …

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  • 130heavy — [hev′ē] adj. heavier, heaviest [ME hevi < OE hefig (akin to OHG hebig) < base of hebban (see HEAVE) + ig (see Y3): prob. basic sense “containing something, full”] 1. hard to lift or move because of great weight; weighty 2. of high specific… …

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  • 131cumbersomeness — noun trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano • Syn: ↑awkwardness, ↑unwieldiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unwieldy (for: ↑unwieldiness), ↑ …

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  • 132ill-chosen — adjective not elegant or graceful in expression an awkward prose style a clumsy apology his cumbersome writing style if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now? • Syn: ↑awkward, ↑clumsy, ↑cumbersome, ↑ …

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  • 133cum´ber|some|ness — cum|ber|some «KUHM buhr suhm», adjective. 1. hard to manage; clumsy, unwieldy, or burdensome: »The armor worn by knights was often so cumbersome they had to be helped onto their horses. SYNONYM(S): ponderous, weighty. 2. inconvenient;… …

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  • 134cum´ber|some|ly — cum|ber|some «KUHM buhr suhm», adjective. 1. hard to manage; clumsy, unwieldy, or burdensome: »The armor worn by knights was often so cumbersome they had to be helped onto their horses. SYNONYM(S): ponderous, weighty. 2. inconvenient;… …

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  • 135cum|ber|some — «KUHM buhr suhm», adjective. 1. hard to manage; clumsy, unwieldy, or burdensome: »The armor worn by knights was often so cumbersome they had to be helped onto their horses. SYNONYM(S): ponderous, weighty. 2. inconvenient; embarrassing: »a cumb …

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  • 136cum´brous|ness — cum|brous «KUHM bruhs», adjective. = cumbersome. (Cf. ↑cumbersome) –cum´brous|ly, adverb. –cum´brous|ness, noun …

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  • 137cum´brous|ly — cum|brous «KUHM bruhs», adjective. = cumbersome. (Cf. ↑cumbersome) –cum´brous|ly, adverb. –cum´brous|ness, noun …

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  • 138cum|brous — «KUHM bruhs», adjective. = cumbersome. (Cf. ↑cumbersome) –cum´brous|ly, adverb. –cum´brous|ness, noun …

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  • 139HEBREW GRAMMAR — The following entry is divided into two sections: an Introduction for the non specialist and (II) a detailed survey. [i] HEBREW GRAMMAR: AN INTRODUCTION There are four main phases in the history of the Hebrew language: the biblical or classical,… …

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  • 140Burdensome — Bur den*some, a. Grievous to be borne; causing uneasiness or fatigue; oppressive. [1913 Webster] The debt immense of endless gratitude So burdensome. Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Heavy; weighty; cumbersome; onerous; grievous; oppressive;… …

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