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 Meanings and Examples of GIGANTIC
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gigantic
 a.  exceedingly large; huge; very large or extensive
Classic Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
1  The sky was rent with gigantic flame.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  We were thus placed in the most imminent danger, as this gigantic creature, setting up its back, raised the ship three feet at least out of the water.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
3  Out of the bottomless profundities the gigantic tail seems spasmodically snatching at the highest heaven.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
4  It is sometimes the custom when fast to a whale more than commonly powerful and alert, to seek to hamstring him, as it were, by sundering or maiming his gigantic tail-tendon.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
5  So, it being calm weather, they broke out deeper and deeper, disturbing the slumbers of the huge ground-tier butts; and from that black midnight sending those gigantic moles into the daylight above.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
6  Relieved against the ghostly light, the gigantic jet negro, Daggoo, loomed up to thrice his real stature, and seemed the black cloud from which the thunder had come.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
7  There was the gigantic Racing Trust.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
8  They were a gigantic combination of capital, which had crushed all opposition, and overthrown the laws of the land, and was preying upon the people.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 29
9  The words were barely uttered, when he encountered a savage of gigantic stature, of the fiercest mien.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
10  Within reach of his arm was the brawny shoulder of a gigantic Indian, whose deep and authoritative voice appeared to give directions to the proceedings of his fellows.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
11  Munro was pacing his narrow apartment with a disturbed air and gigantic strides as Duncan entered.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
12  He turned toward the colonel and saw him lift his gigantic arm and calmly stroke his mustache.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
13  He stood then with his back to the enemy and delivered gigantic curses into the faces of the men.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
14  It was the whirring and thumping of gigantic machinery, complications among the smaller stars.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 22
15  He had a gigantic hatred for those who made great difficulties and complications.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 23
Example Sentence:
1  Children are fascinated by the idea of gigantic beasts called dinosaurs roaming the earth before humans even existed.