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prodigious
used in Kidnapped

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Definition
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)

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