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Synonyms for big

Synonyms for big

notably above average in amount, size, or scope

having reached full growth and development

carrying a developing fetus within the uterus

full to the point of flowing over

willing to give of oneself and one's possessions

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above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

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significant

very intense

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loud and firm

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conspicuous in position or importance

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prodigious

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feeling self-importance

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marked by intense physical force

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generous and understanding and tolerant

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in an advanced stage of pregnancy

in a boastful manner

on a grand scale

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References in classic literature ?
They had made a beautiful nest by pulling two big leaves together and stitching them up the edges with fibers, and had filled the hollow with cotton and downy fluff.
This will put Big Klaus in a rage when he hears how rich I have become through my one horse; but I won't tell him just yet
He understood why he had wished to move the northern camp as far as possible toward the northern boundary of the Big Bwana's country--it would give him far more time to make his escape toward the West Coast while the Big Bwana was chasing the northern contingent.
As it came nearer and nearer, what should it turn out to be but a human shape, not so big as Antaeus, it is true, although a very enormous figure, in comparison with Pygmies, and a vast deal bigger than the men we see nowadays.
Captain Bonneville did his best to set forth the merits of his nation, and the importance of their friendship to the red men, in which he was ably seconded by his worthy friend, the old chief with the hard name, who did all that he could to glorify the Big Hearts of the East.
Dan shouted, and a shower of spray rattled on Harvey's shoulders as a big cod flapped and kicked alongside.
The Town Council are all very little, round, oily, intelligent men, with big saucer eyes and fat double chins, and have their coats much longer and their shoe-buckles much bigger than the ordinary inhabitants of Vondervotteimittiss.
Then the Lion put his strong front legs against the tree and pushed with all his might, and slowly the big tree tipped and fell with a crash across the ditch, with its top branches on the other side.
If I get Hans, and we have a child, and he grows big, and has to draw beer here, the pick-axe will perhaps fall on his head, and kill him.
They were drinking out of big horns, and their long hair hung down their backs.
You now try to go to the Round Pond, but nurses hate it, because they are not really manly, and they make you look the other way, at the Big Penny and the Baby's Palace.
Of course, such tiny heads could not contain any great amount of brains, and the Whimsies were so ashamed of their personal appearance and lack of commonsense that they wore big heads made of pasteboard, which they fastened over their own little heads.
A big Colt's revolver he recognized as Hughie Drummond's; while Joan identified a thirty-two Ivor and Johnson as a loss reported by Matapuu the first week he landed at Berande.
Just supposing the big strike does come on the Stewart," he argued.
You big fella fool too much," Van Horn retorted harshly, dropping his gun into the stern-sheets, motioning to rowers and steersman to turn the boat around, and puffing his cigar as carelessly casual as if, the moment before, life and death had not been the debate.