toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in Kidnapped

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
enormous; or far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
  • ...nothing living on it but game birds ... and the gulls which haunted the outlying rocks in a prodigious number.
    Chapter 14 (34% in)
prodigious = enormous (a very large number)
  • It makes the country strong to hold and difficult to travel, but full of prodigious wild and dreadful prospects.
    Chapter 16 (33% in)
  • It found us in a prodigious valley, strewn with rocks and where ran a foaming river.
    Chapter 20 (6% in)

There are no more uses of "prodigious" in Kidnapped.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®