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  • 61Defence of the Reich — Part of Campaigns of World War II …

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  • 62heavy — 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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  • 63ponderous — 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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  • 64bulky — 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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  • 65unhandy — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Inconvenient] Syn. awkward, ill arranged, unwieldy, ill contrived, bothersome, clumsy, ill adapted, cumbersome, discommodious, unfit, disadvantageous, inappropriate, unsuitable, hampering, cumbrous. Ant. convenient*,… …

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  • 66Ugliness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Ugliness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 ugliness ugliness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 deformity deformity inelegance Sgm: N 1 acomia acomia Sgm: N 1 disfigurement disfigurement &c.(blemish) 848 Sgm: N 1 …

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  • 67hulk — {{11}}hulk (n.) O.E. hulc light, fast ship (but in M.E. a heavy, unwieldy one), probably from O.Du. hulke and M.L. hulcus, perhaps ultimately from Gk. holkas merchant ship, lit. ship that is towed, from helkein to pull (from PIE root *selk to… …

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  • 68cumbersome — adjective 1) a cumbersome diving suit Syn: unwieldy, unmanageable, awkward, clumsy, inconvenient, incommodious; bulky, large, heavy, hefty, weighty, burdensome; informal hulking, clunky See note at hea …

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  • 69hulk — [[t]hʌlk[/t]] n. 1) the body of an old or dismantled ship 2) naut. navig. a ship specially built to serve as a storehouse, prison, etc., and not for sea service 3) naut. navig. an unwieldy ship or boat 4) a bulky or unwieldy person, object, or… …

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  • 70hulk — /hʌlk / (say hulk) noun 1. the body of an old or dismantled ship. 2. a vessel specially built to serve as a storehouse, prison, etc., and not for sea service. See prison hulk. 3. a bulky or unwieldy person or mass of anything. 4. a burnt out or… …

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  • 71clunky — adjective 1. lacking grace in movement or posture a gawky lad with long ungainly legs clumsy fingers what an ungainly creature a giraffe is heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair • Syn: ↑gawky, ↑clumsy, ↑ungainly, ↑ …

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  • 72unwieldiness — noun 1. the quality of being difficult to direct or control by reason of complexity avoiding the unwieldiness of formal legal processes the onset of unwieldiness and bureaucracy in large organizations • Derivationally related forms: ↑unwieldy •… …

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  • 73white elephant — {n. phr.} Unwanted property, such as real estate, that is hard to sell. * /That big house of theirs on the corner sure is a white elephant./ …

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  • 74white elephant — {n. phr.} Unwanted property, such as real estate, that is hard to sell. * /That big house of theirs on the corner sure is a white elephant./ …

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  • 75Bawsin — Baw sin, Bawson Baw son, n. [OE. bawson, baucyne, badger (named from its color), OF. bauzan, bau[,c]ant, bauchant, spotted with white, pied; cf. It. balzano, F. balzan, a white footed horse, It. balza border, trimming, fr. L. balteus belt, border …

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  • 76Bawson — Bawsin Baw sin, Bawson Baw son, n. [OE. bawson, baucyne, badger (named from its color), OF. bauzan, bau[,c]ant, bauchant, spotted with white, pied; cf. It. balzano, F. balzan, a white footed horse, It. balza border, trimming, fr. L. balteus belt …

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  • 77Clumsier — Clumsy Clum sy, a. [Compar. {Clumsier}; superl. {Clumsiest}.] [OE. clumsed benumbed, fr. clumsen to be benumbed; cf. Icel. klumsa lockjaw, dial. Sw. klummsen benumbed with cold. Cf. 1st {Clam}, and 1st {Clamp}.] 1. Stiff or benumbed, as with cold …

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  • 78Clumsiest — Clumsy Clum sy, a. [Compar. {Clumsier}; superl. {Clumsiest}.] [OE. clumsed benumbed, fr. clumsen to be benumbed; cf. Icel. klumsa lockjaw, dial. Sw. klummsen benumbed with cold. Cf. 1st {Clam}, and 1st {Clamp}.] 1. Stiff or benumbed, as with cold …

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  • 79Clumsy — Clum sy, a. [Compar. {Clumsier}; superl. {Clumsiest}.] [OE. clumsed benumbed, fr. clumsen to be benumbed; cf. Icel. klumsa lockjaw, dial. Sw. klummsen benumbed with cold. Cf. 1st {Clam}, and 1st {Clamp}.] 1. Stiff or benumbed, as with cold.… …

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  • 80craie — Crare Crare (kr?r), n. [OF. craier, creer, croyer, ship of war, LL. craiera, creyera, perh. from G. krieger warrior, or D. krijger.] A slow unwieldy trading vessel. [Obs.] [Written also {crayer}, {cray}, and {craie}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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