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behemoth

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something that is unusually large and powerful
  • the newest SUV is a gas-guzzling behemoth that doesn't even fit in a standard parking space

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“Behemoth.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/behemoth. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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