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gargantuan

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  • a gargantuan monster
  • a gargantuan task
  • After the guests had gone, father threw himself into a chair and gave vent to roars of Gargantuan laughter.
    Jack London  --  The Iron Heel
  • The first one looked from person to person, from the aging teacher to the gargantuan nurse to the pint-sized doctor.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • gargantuan = huge
  • A gargantuan brown-shirted official informed the group that there was one lap to go.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • gargantuan = huge
  • "I'm going to shoot that gorgeous gargantuan in the ear."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hidden Oracle
  • The gargantuan monster trying to crush people on the upper floors turned around and let out a roar.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Picket the gargantuan pharmco companies like Itex.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • A gargantuan feat of popular democracy, the likes of which have since vanished from the culture.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Rising in the recess to his left, gargantuan from this vantage point, was the very thing that had brought him here.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • The bottoms of both feet are covered by gargantuan yellow blisters.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique's Journey
  • I felt gargantuan, my head almost brushing the ceiling, my arms dragging past Mrs. Bella to the pins on the floor.
    Sarah Dessen  --  That Summer
  • They were stopped at the gates by gargantuan Berber guards with scimitars and chased away.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I start quoting, "A gargantuan sundae for enormous appetites only, featuring thirteen scoops, whipped cream, hot fudge—'
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • She is gargantuan—at least ten feet tall at the shoulder.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • There's plenty of space for me and my gargantuan bags in the spaces between the cars.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • But only slightly higher, at 19,000 feet, the ropes brought us to the base of a gargantuan, perilously balanced serac.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • They do if a gargantuan error has been made.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • His house is smaller than Trent's but gargantuan by Drake standards."
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • The arms were not only Gargantuan and totally obedient and surprisingly quick, but they were also, and this is why he never worried, tireless.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride

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