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Examples of titanic in a Sentence
They put up a titanic struggle.
The batter hit a titanic home run.
Recent Examples of titanic from the Web
Experts note the differences Houston, already an international city, wasn't immune to the danger and soon thousands across the region were also dealing with the titanic sickness.
December 13, 2017 Los Angeles—Firefighters finally eked out progress on the titanic task of cutting fire lines around one of the biggest blazes in California history.
Complainers and dreamers wishing to return to simpler days, before titanic vessels powered by steam crisscrossed the seas and skyscrapers bit at the sky.
Just as the moon begins to totally cover up the sun, titanic flares called solar prominences become visible, peeking out from the edge of the darkening disk.
The collision ejected, at ferocious speed, heavy elements like gold, silver, and platinum — materials that only the titanic explosions that mark the death of stars can create.
On an evening in which the St. Francis High football team committed its share of errors, the Golden Knights received a titanic effort from running back Elijah Washington.
This is one of those pieces where conductors can be right in multiple ways, from Charles Munch’s wild ecstasy to Karl Bohm’s titanic drama.
The center can do so because its finances has been buoyed in recent years by titanic gifts — including one of $275 million — that help pay for the research and equipment the scientists need to perform the research.
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Did You Know?
Before becoming the name of one of the most famous ships in history, titanic referred to the Titans, a family of giants in Greek mythology who were believed to have once ruled the earth. They were subsequently overpowered and replaced by the younger Olympian gods under the leadership of Zeus. The size and power of the Titans is memorialized in the adjective titanic and in the noun titanium, a metallic element of exceptional strength that is used in the production of steel.
Origin and Etymology of titanic
First Known Use: 1709See Words from the same year
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, mountainous, oceanic, planetary, prodigious, super, supersize, supersized, 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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