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  • as ininfluential
  • as ineminent

synonyms for big-gun

  • authoritative
  • dominant
  • famous
  • important
  • leading
  • persuasive
  • prominent
  • significant
  • strong
  • affecting
  • big-wheel
  • controlling
  • efficacious
  • forcible
  • governing
  • guiding
  • impressive
  • inspiring
  • instrumental
  • major-league
  • meaningful
  • momentous
  • moving
  • name
  • potent
  • substantial
  • telling
  • touching
  • weighty
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antonyms for big-gun

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  • inconspicuous
  • inferior
  • insignificant
  • obscure
  • subordinate
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unknown
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • unmoving
  • weak
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How to use big-gun in a sentence

Listen, wrinkles are serious business and if you’re aiming to go against Father Time on this one, you’d better bring out the big guns.
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Yet the military has shifted its strategy in recent decades from big guns, planes and tanks to wielding American force via small strikes by special ops units.
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That’s where I bring in the big guns – the landscape architects – to design a plan and teach me how to keep the flowers from dying.
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Jackass penguins talk like peopleWe’re pulling out the big guns, people.
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It has also brought out its lobbying big guns — former UK deputy PM and ex-MEP Nick Clegg — to try to pressure EU lawmakers over the issue.
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The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
There were at least a dozen ladies seated round the big table at the Parsonage.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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