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- ...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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