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Word: voluminous

Definition: having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large


Sentences Containing 'voluminous'

Because Lincoln documents are so voluminous and widely scattered, any attempt to identify, gather, and publish them all is a long, tedious, painstaking process.
Besides voluminous reports on educational matters, many papers contributed to the "Proceedings of the American Social Science Association", and various compilations edited by him, his publications include:
During his days of wandering in the Himalayas, he studied Avadhuta Gita at Srinagar in Garhwal. In 1891, while resting at Etawah, he spent most of his time reading the Mahabhashya, Patanjali’s voluminous commentary on Panini’s Sanskrit grammar, as well as Sridhara Swami’s commentary on the Bhagavadgita.
Godwyn was a voluminous writer, and about 1614 he published "Florilegium Phrasicon" and "Romanae Historiae Anthologia" (an English treatise on Roman antiquities), both for the use of Abingdon School.
He was prolific, as witnessed by his voluminous compilations during 1835–6.
Her book is based on an analysis of the voluminous trial documents related to the 1993 bombing.
In several cases, these voluminous records or "Vahis" (Bahi), have also been used in settling legal cases regarding inheritance or property disputes, as these records are held sacrosanct both by the pilgrims and the Pandas themselves, and in many places these records trace family history, for over twenty prior generations, stretching across many centuries.
In Somerset Maugham's short story "Miss King", Cruickshank's influence is referenced: "She wore a large white cotton nightcap (on entering Ashenden has noticed the brown wig on a stand on the dressing-table) tied under the chin and a white voluminous nightdress that came high up in the neck.
In the case of "A History of Modern Chinese Fiction," Wang argues that this voluminous work remains relevant although it is much less theory-laden than its counterparts for Western literary texts.
inquired the king triumphantly, and pausing for a moment from the voluminous scholiast before him.
Pinelli's voluminous correspondence with the French humanist and book collector Claude Dupuy was published in 2001.
The Level Mountain Range is the most voluminous and most persistent volcano of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province with an area of 1800 km2 and is the earliest locus of volcanism within the volcanic province.
The organisation's voluminous library was saved and donated to the city library of Mönchengladbach.
The single was released in France and Germany, and for the first time, among the formats available for the single, there was a voluminous promotional object, namely a carton pyramid containing the visual of the 12" maxi with at its base the promotional CD in a digipack case.
There is weak, episodic fumarolic activity and voluminous sulfur deposits in the summit region.
Volstagg the Voluminous briefly appears in "Ultimates 2" #1, meeting with Thor at the Terrace in the Sky restaurant in Morningside Heights.
Zanchius was a voluminous writer whose works include, "Confession of the Christian Religion" and "Observation on the Divine Attributes".

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