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It was a ponderous labyrinth of bolts, locks, and steel doors, making it an almost impregnable fortress.
Archer plays the lead in a ponderous but thoughtful one-act play penned by her husband, Terry Jastrow.Anne Archer: Women in Hollywood Are Doomed Forever|Nico Hines|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In “Dirty 30,” there are no ponderous attempts to chart the entire history of the crisis in order to set the scene.“Dirty 30”: Talking AIDS To The Basketball Wives Set|Hugh Ryan|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No ponderous adult consideration is possible–rather, adolescent snickering prevails.What the Man With No Ass Crack Can Teach Darwinists and Creationists|Kent Sepkowitz|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet even his staffers acknowledge he is a wooden candidate, a result of a long career in the ponderous halls of the House.Gomez or Go Home: The Massachusetts Senate Race Is Down to the Wire—and It Matters Big Time|David Freedlander|June 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The faint candle-light glimmered on a ponderous gilded cornice, which had also sustained violence.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He produced a watch and studied it frowningly, then dismissed us and the recital of our troubles with a ponderous gesture.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
When d'Aubran entered, the Seneschal was composed and in his wonted habit of ponderous dignity.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
This was too direct a slap at Elmer Spiker to pass unnoticed; Elmer was too old an arguer to use any ponderous weapon in return.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd