ponderously to

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  • He arose ponderously to his feet, and stretched out his short arms in a prodigious yawn. Cited from My Lady of the North, by Randall Parrish
  • Mrs. Pike came ponderously to her feet, and followed, with the heavy, swaying motion of one grown fleshy and rheumatic. Cited from Meadow Grass, by Alice Brown
  • It yielded at the second effort and, sliding ponderously to one side, revealed a cavity in the stone floor some two feet long by about eighteen inches in breadth. Cited from Darkness and Dawn, by George Allan England
  • Sometimes a portion of Alison came ponderously to earth; sometimes the 'Gentle Life' sunk resignedly to the ground. Cited from Books and Bookmen, by Andrew Lang
  • Lieutenant Kretching, blond, dull and phlegmatic, introduced Anthony ponderously to the problems of attention, right face, about face, and at ease. Cited from The Beautiful and Damned, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • He was to feel that he was only too crudely "there" when, leaning further forward, he laid a chubby forefinger on the stocking, causing that receptacle to rock ponderously to and fro. Cited from A Christmas Garland, by Max Beerbohm
  • It was restful and satisfying to sprawl upon his rough pate and pour one's vague hopes and aspirations into the great ears which flapped ponderously to and fro in apparent understanding. Cited from Jungle Tales of Tarzan,E. R. Burroughs
  • The venerable Maude emerged from her doze, looked apprehensively at Sam, prodded the corner to see that the prize had not faded away, and then began ponderously to make preparations for a meal, supposedly breakfast. Cited from The Daughter of Anderson Crow, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • As she listened to Craven's inquiry she tossed the kitten into a basket and bundled the shawl she was making under her arm, while she rose ponderously to her feet and favoured the stranger with a stare that was frankly and undisguisedly inquisitive. Cited from The Shadow of the East, by E. M. Hull
  • Moreover, most of the cowponies who now raced on the trail of Satan carried riders who outweighed Barry by twenty pounds and in addition to this they were burdened by saddles made ponderously to stand the strain of roping cattle, whereas Barry's specially made saddle was hardly half that weight. Cited from The Seventh Man, by Max Brand