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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj- Having the characteristics of a huge being.

Usage examples (8)
  • Trivial might some say who hanker after giantesque composition.
  • Every one has heard of the mimosa, the dogwood, the red-bud, and the magnolia, but not of the tulip-bearing tree, with its incomparably bold, dashing, giantesque flower,...
  • This envelope was hideous, yet it served to exalt the man within to giantesque proportions.
  • There were giantesque negroes from the heart of Africa; lithe, handsome youths from India and Arabia; far-travelled strangers from for more
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