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How to use cyclopean in a sentence

At the extremity of the cavern, which was oblong, rose a Cyclopean archivolte, singularly exact in form.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The Cyclopean doors that we hung, with sliding bolts fit to be “the mast of some great admiral”!
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
Most of the Mycenaean walls, on the other hand, are of "Cyclopean" style, in large irregular blocks.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
His speeches were Cyclopean cries, at the sight of the truth breaking, like the sun, on his mind.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
The masonry is of different character from that cyclopean piling of boulders which was all the earlier men had known of building.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
Of such cyclopean style, though it is a small specimen, is the Chûn cromlech, standing near.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
This Cyclopean construction varies with the geological nature of the rock employed.
ITALIAN HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARFRANCIS MILTOUN
Now it is dwarfed into absolute insignificance by a dozen Cyclopean structures on every hand.
AMERICA TO-DAY, OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONSWILLIAM ARCHER
A wonderful union is that Pitti Palace of cyclopean massiveness with stately regularity.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
And receiving no answer, he gave such a blow at the door with his powerful cyclopean leg that it burst the lock with a loud noise.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
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