By which time the original egg was in a fair way to becoming anything from eight to ninety-six embryos– a prodigious improvement, you will agree, on nature.
The noise of that prodigious slap by which her departure was accelerated was like a pistol shot.
And seizing the reporter by the shoulder, he spun him round (the young man revealed himself invitingly well-covered), aimed and, with all the force and accuracy of a champion foot-and-mouth-baller, delivered a most prodigious kick.
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As a child, Mozart had a prodigious talent.
It is the most prodigious project of her career so far.