heavy with


: carrying or having a large amount of (something)
The trees are heavy with fruit.
Her comments were heavy with irony.

Examples of heavy with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once heavy with gloom and despair, the air became charged with anticipation. Carl Lamarre, Billboard, 22 May 2024 During a 1982 trip by Begin to Washington, the prime minister had a closed-door meeting with the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss Israel’s invasion of Lebanon that year, an effort to force out the P.L.O. that had been heavy with civilian casualties. Mark Mazzetti Jonathan Davis Anna Diamond David Mason, New York Times, 16 May 2024 The area is heavy with vehicle traffic and does not have many facilities for pedestrians. Elliot Hughes, Journal Sentinel, 8 May 2024 The film, heavy with philosophical musings, stars Harvey Keitel as Auggie, the proprietor of a Park Slope tobacco shop that is a locus for a colorful assortment of neighborhood dreamers and eccentrics. Alex Williams, New York Times, 1 May 2024 Shortly before noon Copenhagen time, images indicated that the fire had died down somewhat though large flames were still visible and the air in the central part of the city was heavy with smoke. Christian Wienberg, Fortune Europe, 16 Apr. 2024 Keep in Mind This mattress is large and heavy with the added headboard, so carrying it around while camping or traveling could be a hassle. Paige Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Apr. 2024 Along the village pathways, orange trees are heavy with unpicked fruit. Isabel Kershner Sergey Ponomarev, New York Times, 24 Mar. 2024 When the involuntary manslaughter trial begins this week for the father of the Oxford school shooter, the Michigan courtroom will be heavy with a sense of déjà vu. Kim Bellware, Washington Post, 5 Mar. 2024

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“Heavy with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20with. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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