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hefty

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  • s  (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful
    a hefty athlete
  • s  of considerable weight and size
    a hefty dictionary
  • s  large in amount or extent or degree
    received a hefty bonus

  • This year's PTI 100 is a hefty issue packed with the people who define our times; The People Who Matter Most--to Joel Stein; Talk Back; What do you think about this year's PTI 100?.
  • This slender little device gives you BlackBerry-like portable access to e-mail (it's not a phone, organizer or anything else), but without the hefty fees; monthly service costs .
  • He spent the next decade quietly earning spectacular returns (average annual gain of nearly 40%, even after Cohen's hefty fee) by making trade after hair-trigger stock and options .
News & Articles

  • Agilysys returns to a profit in its 4th quarter
    Agilysys Inc. lower expenses helped it return to profitability in its fiscal fourth quarter after hefty charges resulted in a loss a year ago. The company, which provides software to the lodging and leisure ...
    June 12, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Gay pride fines: Russa passes anti-gay bill in 436-0 vote
    Russa's 'gay pride fines' impose hefty fines for providing information about the LGBT community to minors or holding gay pride rallies. Individuals will be fined up to 5,000 rubles ($156) and 1 million rubles ($31,000) for a company, including media organizations. Foreign citizens arrested under the new law can be deported or jailed for up to 15 days and then deported.
    June 12, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
  • G8 partners put out by Britain's hefty summit bill
    By Luke Baker BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Two days of accommodation at a lakeside golf hotel in Northern Ireland don't come cheap - and Britain has irritated its fellow Group of Eight states by sending them hefty advance bills for the summit it is hosting there. In charging 1,000 pounds for each delegate apart from the leader and a chief adviser, Britain says it is only doing what other G8 host ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Graham Poll in Telegraph.co.uk
    I think there will probably be fairly hefty match bans, maybe eight to 10 for Drogba and five or six for Ballack,Poll said.
  • Michael Curry in USA Today
    I expected everybody to be here,Curry said. "I'm surprised when guys are late. I'm surprised when they don't show. It's a pretty hefty fine to be late, or to miss."

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