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massive
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

6 uses
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Definition
very large in size, number, or effect
  • He was a man of about fifty, tall, portly, and imposing, with a massive, strongly marked face and a commanding figure.
    Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (2% in)
  • Within there was a small corridor, which ended in a very massive iron gate.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (75% in)
  • Mr. Merryweather stopped to light a lantern, and then conducted us down a dark, earth-smelling passage, and so, after opening a third door, into a huge vault or cellar, which was piled all round with crates and massive boxes.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (76% in)
  • He was a large man with rounded shoulders, a massive head, and a broad, intelligent face, sloping down to a pointed beard of grizzled brown.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (46% in)
  • Then with his lens he tested the hinges, but they were of solid iron, built firmly into the massive masonry.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (60% in)
  • I was shocked by the change which had come over him, for his face which was naturally of a broad and massive mould, was now pinched and fallen in, while his hair seemed to me at least a shade whiter.
    Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (72% in)

There are no more uses of "massive" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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