Examples of mountainous in a Sentence
the seemingly mountainous obstacles he had to overcome while growing up
Recent Examples of mountainous from the Web
Highlighting those ongoing concerns is a recent border spat with China in India’s northeast, in the remote mountainous region of Doklam, an area over which India has a longstanding dispute with both China and the tiny nation of Bhutan.
Beijing (AP) -- A strong earthquake shook a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park Tuesday evening, killing five tourists and injuring 63 other people, while causing power to be cut and phone networks to be knocked out.
Anthem had long sold policies across the state, from large markets such as Los Angeles to rural mountainous counties like Inyo and Mono, which often had few insurers to choose from.
The misty and mountainous valleys of the south Caucasus have been host to human activity continuously for thousands of years, but only recently has the Western archaeological world had access to them.
These rains could produce life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, especially in mountainous areas.
North Korea’s nuclear facilities are hardened and deeply embedded in the country’s highly mountainous landscape.
More than 750,000 will be relocated from mountainous villages to more prosperous towns and cities this year.
The mountainous-looking chocolate bar is called Twin Peaks and it is very much inspired by Toblerone, albeit with two chocolate peaks instead of just one triangular bit.
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First Known Use of mountainous
Synonymsastronomical (also astronomic), Brobdingnagian, bumper, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), cyclopean, elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantesque, gigantic, grand, herculean, heroic (also heroical), Himalayan, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, mammoth, massive, mega, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, huge, oceanic, pharaonic, planetary, prodigious, super, super-duper, supersize, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whopping
Antonymsbantam, bitty, diminutive, infinitesimal, Lilliputian, little bitty, micro, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), midget, miniature, minuscule, minute, pocket, pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee
Related Wordsbig, 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; august, formidable, grandiose, imposing, lofty, majestic; cavernous, monolithic, overwhelming, staggering, stupendous, towering; boundless, immeasurable, infinite
Near Antonymslittle, mini, petite, pint-size (or pint-sized), puny, small, smallish, undersized (also undersize); dinky, dwarfish, half-pint
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