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monster

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1 a strange or horrible and often frightening creature
  • both children insisted that their parents check under the bed for monsters every night

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2 a person, thing, or event that is far from normal
  • the gardener destroyed all of the monsters that mutated from his tomato plants

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3 a mean, evil, or unprincipled person
  • the guards at the concentration camps were monsters who enjoyed seeing their victims suffer

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4 something large of its kind
  • a monster of a sandwich that could easily feed two hearty eaters

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monster

adjective

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The first known use of monster was in the 14th century

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“Monster.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/monster. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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