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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
What a titanic match that would be, and one which could make or break this team who are so agonisingly close to becoming a major force.
Soon after, systems scientists began assessing the feasibility of building the titanic Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River.
Here’s a sampling of other bills that may not be the center of titanic power struggles, but are still buzzy.
The Noyyal River, which used to be clean and clear, now runs foamy and green, polluted with the toxic runoff of the titanic textile industry 20 miles to the west, in Tirupur.
Simply playing a piece of such titanic difficulty was Trifonov's first achievement.
Brinson’s titanic first home run in a Miami uniform was certainly an eye-opener for a team that traded away a starting outfield which combined for 114 homers in 2017.
To hear Attorney General Jeff Sessions tell it, the federal government is engaged in a titanic struggle over the very integrity of the United States.
Perhaps extraterrestrials had constructed a titanic array of solar panels around the star, a hypothetical concept proposed years ago by physicist Freeman Dyson.
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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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: very great in size, force, or power
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