Brobdingnagian


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Synonyms for Brobdingnagian

Synonyms for Brobdingnagian

unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope

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Demonstrating full competence of the Brobdingnagian language, Gulliver delivers an ornate speech detailing the wonders and intricacies of British government, law, religion, and history that stretches over five separate meetings, using his most "artful" rhetorical skill to avoid answering some of the questions that he feels will reflect particularly poorly on the English, ultimately in the hope that he will impress the King with the richness and splendor of English culture.
Where Brobdingnagian motion was concerned, over-cranking the camera created scale and mass in a diminutive object.
This brobdingnagian bear is the equivalent of 1,400 regular sized gummy bears and packs a carbo-loading 12,600 calories, said the company.
In the days when power generally meant stuffing as much black powder as possible into a barrel, cylinder or cartridge, it's not hard to understand why some muskets, rifles and handguns achieved Brobdingnagian proportions.
Democrats face likely losses in both Houses of Congress in part because of the rap on the Brobdingnagian health insurance bill.
Those once-mighty Brobdingnagian institutions, having been evicted from the land of giants, now appear Lilliputian vis a vis the only behemoth left in town--the federal government.
It's a Brobdingnagian visual and textual banquet, staffed by an illustrious cast of architects, artists, writers and graphic designers, all refreshingly rocked and reach to seize the possibilities of post-war social and cultural renewal.
After fruitlessly flailing against a writer's block of Brobdingnagian proportions, I remembered the calendar is my friend.
But why the authorities persist in plastering our beautiful hills in Brobdingnagian windmills is anybody's guess, and enough really is n-uf.
Bonaparte quickly discovers that winning a battle is much easier than securing a lasting peace, yet he emerges from the Italian campaign as France's new "Pure and Great Giant of Glory," albeit with a new Brobdingnagian appetite for greater acclaim and power.
Today, Stern's baritone is considerably more faint--more talented than most, but closer in a Swiftian sense to Lilliputian than Brobdingnagian.
Kang Can sets tiny babies adrift amidst Brobdingnagian objects (exotic fruit, playing cards), while Li Bo aligns parades of incongruous but equally sized objects and figures in a manner that equalizes people and goods, living and non-living entities, ideas and things.
The search for the true jurisprudential basis, and hence the essence, of the doctrine of undue influence has generated a Brobdingnagian amount of academic literature.
Bruccoli's longtime editorial assistant and frequent collaborator), the bibliography documents a scholarship record of Brobdingnagian proportions: 32 authored books, 129 edited volumes, as well as scores of articles, introductions, and series editorships.
This was a time of a Brobdingnagian musical explosion with local or locally based groups including Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Youngbloods, Country Joe and the Fish, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Santana, It's A Beautiful Day, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Steve Miller Band, Moby Grape, Doobie Brothers, and many more.