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 Meanings and Examples of ENORMOUS
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enormous
 a.  very great in size, extent, number, or degrees; huge; massive
Classic Sentence: (166 in 12 pages)
1  The lady having perceived two enormous diamonds upon the hands of the young foreigner praised them with such good faith that from Candide's fingers they passed to her own.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXII
2  That enormous ability by virtue of which one is Moses, Aeschylus, Dante, Michael Angelo, or Napoleon, the multitude awards on the spot, and by acclamation, to whomsoever attains his object, in whatsoever it may consist.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
3  He had thick eyelashes, enormous black whiskers, prominent eyes, the lower part of his face like a snout; and besides all this, that air of being on his own ground, which is indescribable.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
4  The head of an enormous dog was outlined in the darkness at the entrance of the hut.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
5  It seemed like the gun-carriage of an enormous cannon.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER
6  Spain, which consumes a good deal of black jet, made enormous purchases there each year.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MADELEINE
7  Nothings, which are enormous in that void.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—M. MADELEINE IN MOURNING
8  The human face of Javert consisted of a flat nose, with two deep nostrils, towards which enormous whiskers ascended on his cheeks.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
9  Suddenly the enormous mass was seen to quiver, the cart rose slowly, the wheels half emerged from the ruts.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—FATHER FAUCHELEVENT
10  Add to this, high shoes with little irons on the heels, a tall hat with a narrow brim, hair worn in a tuft, an enormous cane, and conversation set off by puns of Potier.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XII—M. BAMATABOIS'S INACTIVITY
11  In the bend of his elbow the leaden head of his enormous cane, which was hidden behind him, could be seen.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—JAVERT SATISFIED
12  The enormous squadrons were set in motion.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
13  The shadow of an enormous right is projected athwart Waterloo.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—THE CATASTROPHE
14  Something enormous remained long empty through Napoleon's disappearance.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII—A RECRUDESCENCE OF DIVINE RIGHT
15  Accordingly, enormous efforts are made.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH THE READER WILL PERUSE TWO VERSES, WH...
Example Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
16  We've seen an enormous growth in the number of businesses using the Web.
17  We had enormous difficulty in getting hold of the right equipment.
18  The building scheme comes as an enormous boon for the building industry.
19  The company's excellent marketing has resulted in enormous international success.
20  The loss of his high-paying job caused enormous domestic upheaval.
21  Jonathan has demonstrated enormous practicality in his successful management of the shop.
22  They have suffered an enormous personal tragedy.
23  The library is an enormous resource for historians of medieval France.
24  If such integration were the aim, it would immediately have enormous resource implications in an already impoverished education system.
25  Our image information is an under-used resource of enormous potential value for scientific research, public enquiries, and commercial development.
26  Again the resource implications are potentially enormous.
27  The possibilities are enormous; other leaders may reveal other categories.
28  Residents heard an enormous bang as a safety valve on the boiler failed.
29  This scientist accessed enormous different files to find the correct information.
30  He had enormous charm and a great sense of humour.