giant


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Synonyms for giant

Synonyms for giant

Synonyms for giant

any creature of exceptional size

a person of exceptional importance and reputation

an unusually large enterprise

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a very large person

someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful

an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength

a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)

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of great mass

References in classic literature ?
Our idea was that if, when the sun rose, we saw nothing of the giant, and no longer heard his howls, which still came faintly through the darkness, growing more and more distant, we should conclude that he was dead, and that we might safely stay upon the island and need not risk our lives upon the frail rafts.
The vessel glided between the headlands of the port, and the giant resumed his march.
They went on together, and as they passed a cherry-tree, the giant laid hold of the top of the tree where the ripest fruit was hanging, bent it down, gave it into the tailor's hand, and bade him eat.
Only the little boy did not run, for his eyes were so full of tears that he did not see the Giant coming.
This frightful shock seemed to restore Porthos the strength that he had lost; he arose, a giant among granite giants.
The Giant roared so terribly that for a time they were afraid he had broken loose; but he hadn't.
A prowling lion roared close at hand; but the giant black was unafraid.
What could have so suddenly transformed his matter-of-fact ascent of the giant bole to the swift and wary action of his detour among the branches?
Let them relax their watchfulness but for an instant, he knew that his cunning mind and giant muscles would find a way to escape--escape and revenge.
So it was that the awful giant found his single hand helpless to cope with the strength of his foeman, and in a brief instant felt powerful fingers clutching at his throat.
With long sweeps of his giant muscles Tarzan sent the little craft speeding toward the beach.
A FORESTRY Commissioner had just felled a giant tree when, seeing an honest man approaching, he dropped his axe and fled.
Towards the Knight, so weak that he could scarcely hold his sword, this Giant came stalking.
asked Ozma, regarding the giant with wondering eyes.
The Assassins chase Pinocchio, catch him, and hang him to the branch of a giant oak tree