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prodigious
used in October Sky

9 uses
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Definition
enormous; or far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
  • That is the most prodigious girl in this school!
    Chapter 10 (13% in)
prodigious = fabulous (beyond what is usual)
  • "Prodigious, old man!" he cried, using his latest big word for anything he liked.
    Chapter 6 (51% in)
  • "Prodigious," Quentin said.
    Chapter 6 (77% in)
  • "Prodigious," he whispered in reverence and awe.
    Chapter 12 (**% in)
  • Prodigious!
    Chapter 21 (60% in)
  • Prodigious work, Sonny.
    Chapter 22 (28% in)
  • "Superprodigious," Quentin whistled.
    Chapter 22 (89% in)
  • Prodigious, Sonny, prodigious.
    Chapter 23 (64% in)
  • Prodigious, Sonny, prodigious.
    Chapter 23 (64% in)

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