MASSIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of massive
Definition:
a. enormous; colossal; consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter
Example:
A lot has been said about the massive influence of the US retail group Wal-Mart.
Sentence in Classic:
His face was very truculent, grey and massive, with black cavernous nostrils and circled by a scanty white fur.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
As he stood, he leaned upon his weapon for support, and yet his tall figure and the massive framework of his bones suggested a wiry and vigorous constitution.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He was a large man with rounded shoulders, a massive head, and a broad, intelligent face, sloping down to a pointed beard of grizzled brown.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Yet even without knowing his brilliant record one could not fail to be impressed by a mere glance at the man, the square, massive face, the brooding eyes under the thatched brows, and the granite moulding of the inflexible jaw.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Besides these, there were sundry immense manuscript Books of Evidence taken on affidavit, strongly bound, and tied together in massive sets, a set to each cause, as if every cause were a history in ten or twenty volumes.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He struggled with the power of desperation, for an instant; and then sent up cry upon cry that penetrated even those massive walls, and rang in their ears until they reached the open yard.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Meanwhile Chichikov again surveyed the room, and saw that everything in it was massive and clumsy in the highest degree; as also that everything was curiously in keeping with the master of the house.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Then he took out my traps, and placed them on the ground beside me as I stood close to a great door, old and studded with large iron nails, and set in a projecting doorway of massive stone.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
The heavy mahogany table and sideboards, the massive silver, the bright rag rugs on the shining floor were all in their accustomed places, just as if nothing had happened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Trees, trees, millions of trees, massive, immense, running up high; and at their foot, hugging the bank against the stream, crept the little begrimed steamboat, like a sluggish beetle crawling on the floor of a lofty portico.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Over the lower range of table, the roof, as we have noticed, had no covering; the rough plastered walls were left bare, and the rude earthen floor was uncarpeted; the board was uncovered by a cloth, and rude massive benches supplied the place of chairs.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context