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  • 21Cumbrousness — Cumbrous Cum brous (k?m br?s), a. 1. Rendering action or motion difficult or toilsome; serving to obstruct or hinder; burdensome; clogging. [1913 Webster] He sunk beneath the cumbrous weight. Swift. [1913 Webster] That cumbrousand unwieldy style… …

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  • 22heavy — heavy, weighty, ponderous, cumbrous, cumbersome, hefty. Something is heavy which is denser and more compact in substance or larger in size or amount than the average of its kind or class and so weighs more in proportion {lead is a heavy metal} {a …

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  • 23heavy — I. adjective (heavier; est) Etymology: Middle English hevy, from Old English hefig; akin to Old High German hebīc heavy, Old English hebban to lift more at heave Date: before 12th century 1. a. having great weight; also characterized by mass or… …

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  • 24India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 25World War I — the war fought mainly in Europe and the Middle East, between the Central Powers and the Allies, beginning on July 28, 1914, and ending on November 11, 1918, with the collapse of the Central Powers. Abbr.: WWI Also called Great War, War of the… …

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  • 26cumbersome — adjective a) burdensome or hindering, as a weight or drag; vexatious; cumbrous. Cumbersome machines can endanger operators and slow down production. b) Not easily managed or handled; awkward A …

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  • 27cumbersome — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. cumbrous, unwieldy, clumsy, burdensome, ponderous, oppressive. See hindrance. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. heavy, clumsy, awkward, bulky, unmanageable, unwieldy, hefty, ponderous, massive,… …

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  • 28heavy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. weighty, heavyset (See gravity); oppressive, tedious, tiresome; dull, gloomy, overcast; strong, pressing, large; somber, dismal, dejected, sad, melancholy; slow, inert, sluggish; grievous, serious.… …

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  • 29Gravity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Gravity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 gravity gravity gravitation Sgm: N 1 weight weight Sgm: N 1 heaviness heaviness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 specific gravity specific gravity Sgm: N 1 pondorosity …

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  • 30Inexpedience — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Inexpedience >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inexpedience inexpedience inexpediency Sgm: N 1 undesirableness undesirableness undesirability &c.???adj. Sgm: N 1 discommodity discommodity impropriety Sgm: N 1 unfitness… …

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  • 31Hindrance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Hindrance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 prevention prevention preclusion obstruction stoppage Sgm: N 1 embolus embolus Sgm: N 1 interruption interruption interception interclusion| Sgm: N 1 hindrance …

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  • 32Painfulness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Capability of giving pain PARAG:Painfulness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 painfulness painfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 trouble trouble care &c.(pain) 828 Sgm: N 1 trial trial Sgm: N 1 affliction affliction infliction …

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  • 33cumbrously — adverb Etymology: Middle English, from cumbrous + ly : in a cumbrous way : clumsily, ponderously …

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  • 34budgerow — udg e*row, n. [Hindi bajr[=a].] A large and commodious, but generally cumbrous and sluggish boat, used for journeys on the Ganges. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 35cumbersome — cum ber*some (k?m b?r s?m), a. 1. Burdensome or hindering, as a weight or drag; embarrassing; vexatious; cumbrous. [1913 Webster] To perform a cumbersome obedience. Sir. P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. Not easily managed; as, a cumbersome… …

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  • 36Cumbersomely — cumbersome cum ber*some (k?m b?r s?m), a. 1. Burdensome or hindering, as a weight or drag; embarrassing; vexatious; cumbrous. [1913 Webster] To perform a cumbersome obedience. Sir. P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. Not easily managed; as, a cumbersome …

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  • 37Cumbersomeness — cumbersome cum ber*some (k?m b?r s?m), a. 1. Burdensome or hindering, as a weight or drag; embarrassing; vexatious; cumbrous. [1913 Webster] To perform a cumbersome obedience. Sir. P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. Not easily managed; as, a cumbersome …

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  • 38dimensional lumber — Lumber Lum ber, n. [Prob. fr. Lombard, the Lombards being the money lenders and pawnbrokers of the Middle Ages. A lumber room was, according to Trench, originally a Lombard room, or room where the Lombard pawnbroker stored his pledges. See… …

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  • 39False quarter — Quarter Quar ter (kw[aum]r t[ e]r), n. [F. quartier, L. quartarius a fourth part, fr. quartus the fourth. See {Quart}.] 1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as, a quarter… …

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  • 40Fe3O4 — Iron I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), a. [AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen. See {Iron}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness. [1913 Webster] 3. Like iron in …

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