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 Meanings and Examples of VOLUMINOUS
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voluminous
 a.  large in volume or bulk; large in number or quantity, especially of discourse
Classic Sentence:
1  She entered, and behind her, almost hidden by her voluminous calico skirts, came her twelve-year-old daughter, squirming against her mother's legs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  He presented his idols diffidently, but he expanded in Carol's bookishness, in Miss Sherwin's voluminous praise, in Kennicott's tolerance of any one who amused his wife.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
3  His coat was of light-weight cloth with voluminous revers, a long swallow-tail and large steel buttons.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—LIKE MASTER, LIKE HOUSE
4  She was dressed in a voluminous white dressing-gown, with a thousand folds and large sleeves which, starting from the neck, fell to her feet.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
5  Dares most of all shrinks far back in horror, and the noble son of Anchises turns round this way and that their vast weight and voluminous folds.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
6  Alcides broke forth in anger, and with a bound hurled himself sheer amid the flames, where the smoke rolls billowing and voluminous, and the cloud surges black through the enormous den.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
7  For a year Jo and her Professor worked and waited, hoped and loved, met occasionally, and wrote such voluminous letters that the rise in the price of paper was accounted for, Laurie said.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN
8  Miss La Trobe pulled the voluminous flounces of the Victorian age over her head.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
9  In these voluminous notes Toll suggested another scheme, totally different from Armfeldt's or Pfuel's plan of campaign.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  A caftan is a voluminous garment; most people wearing one look as if they're draped in a small tent.