behemoth


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Synonyms for behemoth

Synonyms for behemoth

Synonyms for behemoth

someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful

a person of exceptional importance and reputation

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And as has been abundantly demonstrated by recent events, efforts to centralize and consolidate those separated powers into the Washington behemoth are not only illegal but disastrous from a practical standpoint as well.
A mom-and-pop company with a dozen employees and an organizational behemoth like the Department of Defense both need to secure their computer networks.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation recently declared the entire state of Vermont endangered by what it called "behemoth stores"--specifically Wal-Mart.
If you consider yourself a power user and this digital behemoth isn't enough for you, you're not a power user, you're a computing megalomaniac freak.
Television news director Max Schumacher (William Holden) learns that corporate bigwigs at the multinational behemoth that's swallowed his struggling network have put entertainment executive Diana Christensen (Faye Dunaway) in charge of his division, and when an alcoholic anchor (Peter Finch) goes on-air with a suicidal rant, Christensen and the board decide these antics are good for the corporate bottom line.
French Energy behemoth TotalFinaElf SA agreed to come on board the Canadian oil sands mega-project by buying a 43.5% stake.
Philadelphia's education behemoth is well described in Jay Mathews's account of the struggle between entrenched forces and Edison Schools, the country's best-known for-profit school manager.
Create two or more shorter sentences out of a 30-word behemoth. Eliminate redundancies.
Taming and civilizing such an unwieldy spatial behemoth is never easy, but Grimshaw manages to crack the whip with a good deal of rigour and style.
Nevertheless, the US behemoth reported record revenues of $7.7 billion, up 18% from the year-ago quarter, thanks to strong sales of the recently-launched Xbox games console and the Windows XP operating system.
Kaiser Aluminum -- owned by the same Texas-based behemoth that controls embattled forest-raper Pacific Lumber -- was quick to profit from the western power "crisis." Because its Spokane, Washington aluminum smelters were protected from surging power costs by a price-cap of $23.50 per megawatt, Kaiser could have kept its plants open.
Ride and handling are remarkably smooth for such a behemoth, and cabin noise is quite low, even with the rear window removed and stowed.
The $88 million price tag for this 248,000-square-foot behemoth is within 10 percent of being met with next to no government help.
Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB), a behemoth in the financial services industry, edged out its peers with the only near single-digit slip, .96%.