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 Meanings and Examples of TREMENDOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
tremendous
 a.  huge; capable of making one tremble
Classic Sentence: (102 in 7 pages)
1  Her sore foot, forgotten in the excitement, now gave a tremendous throb that made her grit her teeth and shift her weight to the heel.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
2  The doctor says it's just a flesh wound, though he did lose a tremendous lot of blood.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
3  Molly said she never saw her looking better; she was in tremendous spirits, and said she had made a match between Evie Van Osburgh and Percy Gryce.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
4  She felt that the moment was tremendous, and remembered suddenly that Mrs. Peniston's black brocade, with the cut jet fringe, would have been hers at the end of the season.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
5  "Lily has been a tremendous success here," Mrs. Fisher continued, still addressing herself confidentially to Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
6  Your tea has given me a tremendous backing.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
7  The prodigious strain upon the main-sail had parted the weather-sheet, and the tremendous boom was now flying from side to side, completely sweeping the entire after part of the deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
8  But when, as in the case of Nicholas the Czar, the ringed crown of geographical empire encircles an imperial brain; then, the plebeian herds crouch abased before the tremendous centralization.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. The Specksnyder.
9  The glittering mouth yawned beneath the boat like an open-doored marble tomb; and giving one sidelong sweep with his steering oar, Ahab whirled the craft aside from this tremendous apparition.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
10  , Mrs. Marshall, one of the creme de la creme of the city, created a tremendous sensation several years ago.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
11  Just at this time there was a tremendous uproar being raised concerning the alliance between the criminals and the police.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
12  A tremendous roar had burst from the throats of the crowd, which by this time had packed the hall to the very doors.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 28
13  He was afraid of this tremendous vote, which his party had not expected, and which it had not earned.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 31
14  Some talked of gray, bewhiskered hordes who were advancing with relentless curses and chewing tobacco with unspeakable valor; tremendous bodies of fierce soldiery who were sweeping along like the Huns.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 1
15  The din in front swelled to a tremendous chorus.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 4
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  They were making the most tremendous amount of noise last night.
2  A tremendous amount of work has gone into the project.
3  This book was the outcome of a tremendous amount of scientific work.
4  They cost a tremendous amount of money.
5  His stature as an art critic was tremendous.
6  There is a tremendous difference between them.
7  It makes a tremendous difference to me.
8  It was a tremendous coup for the local paper to get an exclusive interview with Prince Charles.
9  An economic crisis may have tremendous consequences for our global security.
10  The building makes a tremendous visual impact.
11  The death of his mother came as a tremendous shock.
12  We're missing out on a tremendous opportunity.
13  On the descents, cyclists spin past cars, freewheeling downhill at tremendous speed.
14  I felt a tremendous pressure on my chest.
15  Although they lost, the team played with tremendous spirit.