- a behemoth truck
Examples of behemoth in a Sentence
the newest SUV is a gas-guzzling behemoth that doesn't even fit in a standard parking space
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The west face of the brick behemoth that was once the south side Sears department store — and is now El Rey Foodmart — is where Tia Richardson, muralist extraordinaire, is installing her newest work.
Live Nation, the entertainment behemoth, senses the changes, too.
The ships are part of the Ocean Alliance, which also consists of Chinese behemoth Cosco Shipping Holdings Co., Taiwan’s Evergreen Marine Corp. and Hong Kong’s Orient Overseas International Ltd.
At a time of technology behemoths and Trump Inc., there’s something very attractive about the memories of a more human time.
Drugstore giant Walgreens is finalizing a huge office lease in Chicago’s old main post office, providing a major step forward for the redevelopment of the long-vacant behemoth straddling the Congress Parkway.
There was good reason to believe that the Nationals, Cubs, Dodgers, Astros, Indians and one of the Red Sox or Yankees would take the six divisions, the only real contest being the battle of behemoths in the AL East.
The primary mirror of this behemoth will span 39.3 meters, or 130 feet from end to end.
While international sportswear giants are present in China, Li-Ning is a local behemoth.
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The original behemoth was biblical; it designated a mysterious river-dwelling beast in the Book of Job. Based on that description, scholars have concluded that the biblical behemoth was probably inspired by a hippopotamus, but details about the creature's exact nature were vague. The word first passed from the Hebrew into Late Latin, where, according to English poet and monk John Lydgate, writing in 1430, it "playne expresse[d] a beast rude full of cursednesse." In English, behemoth was eventually applied more generally to anything large and powerful.
BEHEMOTH Defined for English Language Learners
: something very big and powerful
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