prodigiousness


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pro·di·gious

 (prə-dĭj′əs)
adj.
1. Impressively great in size, force, or extent; enormous: a prodigious storm.
2. Extraordinary; marvelous: a prodigious talent.
3. Obsolete Portentous; ominous.

[Latin prōdigiōsus, portentous, monstrous, from prōdigium, omen.]

pro·di′gious·ly adv.
pro·di′gious·ness n.
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prodigiousness

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The last slow trailers in the rear of the exodus were just passing, and Nalasu, his bow and his eighty arrows clutched to him, Jerry at his heels, made his first step to follow, when the air above him was rent by a prodigiousness of sound.
War and Peace went through seven drafts; we all know what a prodigious writer Tolstoy was [although this prodigiousness bordered on the excessive].
He is one artist whose prodigiousness belies his age but whose solid craftsmanship reaffirms his ageless art.
Throughout Western culture, this creature stands for sexual prodigiousness.
Keeping to a theme of astonishing prodigiousness, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis' very first gig was a decade ago, when Kitty was just 10.
His signature closing statement, "Restiamo Umani" "Stay Human" took shape as flags, skin color and religion disappeared and manifested into a white dove flying through the immense space and prodigiousness of what Vittorio was, is and will continue to be.
To appreciate Mailer's prodigiousness, simply go online and enter the search "Lee Harvey Oswald.
Thus, in the process of asserting the prodigiousness of his poetic powers and describing their growth, Wordsworth creates a work that is itself prodigious both in length and in seeming grandeur.