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prodigious
used in The Mill on the Floss

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enormous; or far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
  • But the immediate step to future success was to bring on Tom Tulliver during this first half-year; for, by a singular coincidence, there had been some negotiation concerning another pupil from the same neighborhood and it might further a decision in Mr. Stelling's favor, if it were understood that young Tulliver, who, Mr. Stelling observed in conjugal privacy, was rather a rough cub, had made prodigious progress in a short time.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (16% in)

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