Examples of mountainous in a Sentence
the seemingly mountainous obstacles he had to overcome while growing up
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No timeline has been given for completion of the entire length of the border, and there are questions over whether the plan is logistically feasible along the porous and often mountainous terrain.
They're used to working in rough, mountainous terrain, dangling from a helicopter and clambering high up on transmission towers to get power lines up.
Lidia had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph going into Friday afternoon with weakening expected over the next few days as the storm reaches the mountainous terrain of Baja California.
Rurrenabaque, BoliviaIn the Bolivian Amazon, where vast rivers wind endlessly through mountainous terrain and a thick blanket of fog creeps through the trees, the locals say the jungle can swallow you in a second.
Ibex are primarily found in high-elevation mountainous regions of Middle Eastern countries such as Algeria, Egypt, Oman, Lebanon and Sudan.
Zappa, a native of Roccaraso in Italy's mountainous Abruzzo region, features a diverse menu that ranges from his native region to classic southern Italian fare, pizzas and their specialty, seafood.
The tree itself occurs between 3,000 and 7,000 feet and is found in the mountainous regions of Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, and the North Caucasus in Russia, growing along the southern and eastern shores of the Black Sea.
The good part about being Belichick is that his mountainous clout and gruff relationship with reporters will likely shield him from having to reveal any turmoil behind the curtain.
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First Known Use of mountainous
astronomical (also astronomic), bumper, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, grand, herculean, heroic (also heroical), huge, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, mammoth, massive, mega, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, oceanic, planetary, prodigious, super, supersize, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whopping;
bantam, bitty, diminutive, infinitesimal, little bitty, micro, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), midget, miniature, minuscule, minute, pocket, pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee;
big, bulky, considerable, extensive, good, goodly, great, gross, handsome, hefty, hulking, largish, major, outsize (also outsized), overgrown, oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, voluminous;
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