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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Distorted and unnatural in shape or size; Shockingly brutal or cruel; Abnormally large.

Usage examples (36)
  • It's all talk and no cider, and that I call monstrous dry work.
  • The only reason I don't consider Card monstrous is because I think he's sick.
  • This I call a monstrous assumption, for which not a particle of evidence exists.
  • It comes out first in monstrous boulders which may weigh anything up to twenty tons. for more
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