heavy (adj.) Old form(s): heauy
slow-moving, sluggish, laggard
AC III.vii.38[Enobarbus to Antony, of Caesar's navy] Their ships are yare; yours, heavy
KJ III.iii.43[King John to Hubert] that surly spirit, melancholy, / Had baked thy blood, and made it heavy, thick
MND V.i.358[Theseus to all] This palpable-gross play hath well beguiled / The heavy gait of night
RJ II.v.17[Juliet alone, of old people] Unwieldy, slow, heavy and pale as lead
Tim II.ii.224[Timon to Flavius] nature, as it grows again toward earth, / Is fashioned for the journey, dull and heavy
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