Difficult Words : Ponderous and Portent
Ponderous (PON dur us) adj: so large as to be clumsy; massive; dull
• The wedding cake was a ponderous blob of icing and jelly beans.
• The fat man was unable to type, because his ponderous belly prevented him from pushing his chair up to his desk.
• The chairman, as usual, gave a ponderous speech that left half his listeners snoring in their plates.
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