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 for Ponderous spar
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ponderous \Pon"der*ous\, a. [L. ponderosus, from pondus, -eris,
     a weight: cf. F. pond['e]reux. See Ponder.]
     1. Very heavy; weighty; as, a ponderous shield; a ponderous
        load; the ponderous elephant.
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              The sepulcher . . .
              Hath oped his ponderous and marble jaws. --Shak.
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     2. Important; momentous; forcible. "Your more ponderous and
        settled project." --Shak.
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     3. Heavy; dull; wanting; lightless or spirit; as, a ponderous
        style; a ponderous joke.
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     Ponderous spar (Min.), heavy spar, or barytes. See
        Barite.
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