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so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe

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of momentous or ominous significance

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far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

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Doctor Cacaphodel, the alchemist, returned to his laboratory with a prodigious fragment of granite, which he ground to powder, dissolved in acids, melted in the crucible, and burned with the blow-pipe, and published the result of his experiments in one of the heaviest folios of the day.
This thing was of prodigious strength, so that it erected or overthrew the mightiest empires at a breath; but its powers were exercised equally for evil and for good.
As far as instinct alone is concerned, the prodigious difference in this respect between the workers and the perfect females, would have been far better exemplified by the hive-bee.
And I believe that this process has been repeated, until that prodigious amount of difference between the fertile and sterile females of the same species has been produced, which we see in many social insects.
I was assured that during one very dry and long summer, all the snow disappeared from Aconcagua, although it attains the prodigious height of 23,000 feet.
Publicis Groupe announces today that all the brands of Publicis Groupe Production Platforms, its production pole, are changing their name to Prodigious and simultaneously launches brand logisticsTM, an innovative brand asset production offering.
CANNES, France, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation and GAUMONT today announced that award-winning French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet's (Amelie) highly anticipated film, The Young and Prodigious T.
He has everything anyone could wish for and a lot more besides - immense wealth, a successful wife, a lovely son and prodigious talent and yet somehow it's not enough.
He composed 16 throughout his prodigious his prodigious career, many with lead roles for his muse and life partner, tenor Peter Pears (1910-1986).
LADBROKES have been long known as shrewdies to look out for in the Pricewise tables, but surely they showed extraordinary perception in going just 3-1 about Prodigious in the Betfred Laurels heats on Thursday when 10-1 was freely available elsewhere.
Rutherford is charged with driving the global growth opportunity of Digitas by leading the agency's expansion into major new markets around the world and leveraging the agency's expansion platform businesses, which include Digitas London and Prodigious Worldwide.
David Eyzenberg, president, Prodigious Capital Advisors, LLC, who grew up in Starrett City, speculated that the new owners might also find attempts to develop the vacant parcels hindered by the city and state.
It is sobering to reflect on the fact that everything Comper sought to create in his designs, drawing upon his prodigious scholarship, is no longer thought to be of any importance by the contemporary Church of England: refinement, learning, and liturgical traditions have all been abandoned in favour of a wet, nauseating, and vulgar populism that is as repulsive as it is destructive.
Marvin Walker wants to make the most of his seven-foot, six-inch heigh and prodigious basketball skills to finance a college degree and even win a spot on the NBA.
By studying newly identified museum specimens, Muchhala found that the prodigious tongue attaches within a tube of tissue that originates in the bat's chest between the sternum and the heart and extends to the back of the mouth.