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Weighty

Describes a subject, book or piece of work that is important or serious

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Unwieldy

Difficult to handle

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Cumbersome

Awkward because of being large, heavy or not effective

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Burdensome

Causing difficulties or work

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Ponderous

Slow and awkward because of being very heavy or large

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Lumbering

Heavy movement

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Weighed down

Carrying very heavy things

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Weigh up

Consider and compare

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Weighed out

Weighed a quantity of loose goods

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Weighed on me

Troubling my mind

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Weighed in

Added more points to the argument

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Thicken

make thicker

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Sift

Shake it in a sieve to separate the grains

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Lumpy

Have solid pieces in it

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Congealed

Become thick and solid

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Solidified

Become solid

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Thin

Make thinner

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Thin out

Become less dense

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Thinned out

Made it less thick

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Dilute it / water it down

Add water

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Impenetrable

Impossible to move through

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Impervious

Liquid cannot pass through