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monstrous

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1 badly or imperfectly formed

  • a monstrous melon that was clearly not fit to eat
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monstrous, prodigious, tremendous, stupendous mean extremely impressive. monstrous implies a departure from the normal (as in size, form, or character) and often carries suggestions of deformity, ugliness, or fabulousness.
    • the monstrous waste of the project
prodigious suggests a marvelousness exceeding belief, usually in something felt as going far beyond a previous maximum (as of goodness, greatness, intensity, or size).
    • made a prodigious effort and rolled the stone aside
tremendous may imply a power to terrify or inspire awe.
    • the tremendous roar of the cataract
stupendous implies a power to stun or astound, usually because of size, numbers, complexity, or greatness beyond description.
    • a stupendous volcanic eruption

monstrous

adverb , chiefly dialect

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to a great degree

  • a monstrous pretty gal, she was
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a lot, as all get-out, good and

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