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Word: gargantuan

Definition: huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel


Sentences Containing 'gargantuan'

It appeared in episode 24 when Washuu threw a card at Cigogne, transforming him into a gargantuan grotesque robot.
Later (about 1966) The Greyhound Corporation reorganized again, into just two humongous divisions, named as the Greyhound Lines East (GLE) and the Greyhound Lines West (GLW); even later (about -70) it eliminated those two divisions, thereby leaving a single gargantuan undivided nationwide fleet.
Snicket describes the tree as gargantuan: Its trunk was so wide that the Baudelaires could have stood behind it, along with an elephant, three horses, and an opera singer, and not have been seen from the other side.
The gargantuan novel was published in folio format with 1334 pages.
The gargantuan task of synthesizing the thousands of volumes of records pertaining to the Company over the period indeed required a coherent approach embedded in a structural model of the Company's various operations.
Ultimately, the Vault Hunters confront, battle, and defeat Handsome Jack himself, but arrive too late to prevent him from opening the Vault. Handsome Jack summons The Warrior, a gargantuan dragon-like lava creature, and orders it to kill the Vault Hunters.
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