2. COMPARATIVE QUANTITY; QUANTITY BY COMPARISON WITH A STANDARD
great quantity, quantity, deal, power, sight, pot, volume, world; mass, heap (assemblage) [more]; stock (store) [more]; peck, bushel, load, cargo; cartload, wagonload, shipload; flood, spring tide; abundance (sufficiency) [more].
principal part, chief part, main part, greater part, major part, best part, essential part; bulk, mass (whole) [more].
[Adjectives] great; greater [more]; large, considerable, fair, above par; big, huge (large in size) [more]; Herculean, cyclopean; ample; abundant (enough) [more] full, intense, strong, sound, passing, heavy, plenary, deep, high; signal, at its height, in the zenith.
world-wide, widespread, far-famed, extensive; wholesale; many [more].
goodly, noble, precious, mighty; sad, grave, heavy, serious; far gone, arrant, downright; utter, uttermost; crass, gross, arch, profound, intense, consummate; rank, uninitiated, red-hot, desperate; glaring, flagrant, stark, staring; thorough-paced, thoroughgoing; roaring, thumping; extraordinary; important [more]; unsurpassed (supreme) [more]; complete [more].
august, grand, dignified, sublime, majestic (repute) [more].
vast, immense, enormous, extreme; inordinate, excessive, extravagant, exorbitant, outrageous, preposterous, unconscionable, swinging, monstrous, overgrown; towering, stupendous, prodigious, astonishing, incredible; marvelous [more].
unlimited (infinite) [more]; unapproachable, unutterable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, inexpressible, beyond expression, fabulous.
undiminished, unabated, unreduced, unrestricted.
absolute, positive, stark, decided, unequivocal, essential, perfect, finished.
remarkable, of mark, marked, pointed, veriest; noteworthy; renowned.
[Adverbs] [in a positive degree] truly (truth) [more]; decidedly, unequivocally, purely, absolutely, seriously, essentially, fundamentally, radically, downright, in all conscience; for the most part, in the main.
[in a great or high degree] greatly; much, muckle, well, indeed, very, very much, a deal, no end of, most, not a little; pretty, pretty well; enough, in a great measure, richly; to a large extent, to a great extent, to a gigantic extent; on a large scale; so; never so, ever so; ever so dole; scrap, shred, tag, splinter, rag, much; by wholesale; mighty, powerfully; with a witness, ultra, in the extreme, extremely, exceedingly, intensely, exquisitely, acutely, indefinitely, immeasurably; beyond compare, beyond comparison, beyond measure, beyond all bounds; incalculably, infinitely.
[in a supreme degree] preeminently, superlatively (superiority) [more].
[in a too great degree] immoderately, monstrously, preposterously, inordinately, exorbitantly, excessively, enormously, out of all proportion, with a vengeance.
[in a marked degree] particularly, remarkably, singularly, curiously, uncommonly, unusually, peculiarly, notably, signally, strikingly, pointedly, mainly, chiefly; famously, egregiously, prominently, glaringly, emphatically, strangely, wonderfully, amazingly, surprisingly, astonishingly, incredibly, marvelously, awfully, stupendously.
[in an exceptional degree] peculiarly (unconformity) [more].
[in a violent degree] furiously (violence) [more]; severely, desperately, tremendously, extravagantly, confoundedly, deucedly, devilishly, with a vengeance; a outrance, a toute outrance.
[in a painful degree] painfully, sadly, grossly, sorely, bitterly, piteously, grievously, miserably, cruelly, woefully, lamentably, shockingly, frightfully, dreadfully, fearfully, terribly, horribly.
[Phrases] a maximis ad minima; "greatness knows itself" [Henry IV]; "mightiest powers by deepest calms are fed" [B. Cornwall]; minimum decet libere cui multum licet [Seneca]; "some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them" [Twelfth Night] [more].