GIANT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of giant
Definition:
n. person of extraordinary strength or powers, bodily or intellectual
n. mythical human of very great size
Example:
He is a giant in the field of physics.
Ever since he destroyed Hitler's despotism, our political leaders haven't needed to be giants.
Sentence in Classic:
It was a giant dog, as large as a calf, tawny tinted, with hanging jowl, black muzzle, and huge projecting bones.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Among my boys, this summer holiday time, I see an old man making giant kites, and gazing at them in the air, with a delight for which there are no words.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Unfortunately the morning was drizzly, and an angel could not have concealed the fact that Barnard was shedding sooty tears outside the window, like some weak giant of a Sweep.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Stephen, whose way had been in the contrary direction, turned about, and betook himself as in duty bound, to the red brick castle of the giant Bounderby.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Its fair lakes reflect a blue and gentle sky, and when troubled by the winds, their tumult is but as the play of a lively infant when compared to the roarings of the giant ocean.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Abel was a shrewd, grave giant, illiterate, kind of heart, older than the other boys and with as good or better manners in the presence of ladies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The road led him up a mountain, and when he had reached the highest point of it, there sat a powerful giant looking peacefully about him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
I looked down upon the servants, and one or two friends who were in the house, as if they had been pigmies and I a giant.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
They had now attained colossal statures, and it seemed to him that he beheld within himself, in that infinity of which we were recently speaking, in the midst of the darkness and the lights, a goddess and a giant contending.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
All about me giant grasshoppers, twice as big as any I had ever seen, were doing acrobatic feats among the dried vines.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
Thrice now does the horned moon fill out her light, while I linger in life among desolate lairs and haunts of wild beasts in the woodland, and from a rock survey the giant Cyclopes and shudder at their cries and echoing feet.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context