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prodigious
used in Brave New World

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Definition
enormous; or far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
  • 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.
    p. 7.2
prodigious = enormous; or far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
  • The noise of that prodigious slap by which her departure was accelerated was like a pistol shot.
    p. 195.1
  • 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.
    p. 250.6

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