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prodigious
used in Oliver Twist

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enormous; or far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
  • Giles followed as well as he could; and Oliver followed too; and in the course of a minute or two, Mr. Losberne, who had been out walking, and just then returned, tumbled over the hedge after them, and picking himself up with more agility than he could have been supposed to possess, struck into the same course at no contemptible speed, shouting all the while, most prodigiously, to know what was the matter.
    Chapter 35 — Containing the Unsatisfactory Result of Oliver's Adventure.... (9% in)

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