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Word: unwieldy

Definition: awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable

Sentences Containing 'unwieldy'

As this set-up quickly proved itself unwieldy, the Joint Staff surprisingly appointed the U.S. Army, and not the Marine Corps, to develop doctrine for sustained amphibious operations.
At the height of the 1998 presidential campaign, most candidates were still parroting the four-fold economic policies of indiscriminate globalization, unproductive liberalization, ineffective privatization and unwieldy deregulation.
However, we returned to those monsters, with fresh wakefulness on my part, and we left their eggs in the sand for the sun to hatch; and we ran away from them, and baffled them by constantly turning, which they were unable to do quickly, on account of their unwieldy make; and we went into the water after them, as natives, and put sharp pieces of timber down their throats; and in short we ran the whole crocodile gauntlet.
Lumping tends to create a more and more unwieldy definition, with members having less and less mutually in common.
Peter's Electronic Eye Machine, initially an unwieldy seven-strong performance experiment, gradually disassembled itself into the near-practical four-piece which morphed into Field Music.
The practice grew extensively under the Qing, with the result that, by the end of the 19th century, the penal code had lost something of its internal coherence and become an unwieldy instrument.
The result is a stunning feathered display, which is large and unwieldy enough to pose a significant survival disadvantage.
The WAC tried to manage its unwieldy geography by dividing itself into four "pods" of four teams each.
Unwieldy as they were, the copper-based monetary system worked to a fashion until the world copper price slumped.
When configured as two and three person benches (available through Generation IV), the Easy Out Roller Seats could be unwieldy.

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