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gigantic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gigantic  \Gi*gan"tic\,  a.  [L.  gigas,  -antis,  giant.  See 
  {Giant}.] 
  1.  Of  extraordinary  size;  like  a  giant. 
 
  2.  Such  as  a  giant  might  use  make  or  cause  immense; 
  tremendous;  extraordinarly;  as  gigantic  deeds;  gigantic 
  wickedness.  --Milton. 
 
  When  descends  on  the  Atlantic  The  gigantic  Strom 
  wind  of  the  equinox.  --Longfellow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gigantic 
  adj  :  so  exceedingly  large  or  extensive  as  to  suggest  a  giant  or 
  mammoth;  "a  gigantic  redwood";  "gigantic 
  disappointment";  "a  mammoth  ship";  "a  mammoth 
  multinational  corporation"  [syn:  {mammoth}] 




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