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noun as in colossus

noun as in giant

noun as in titan

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Sure enough, the galaxy in Hercules emits a wavelength of blue light that comes from just such helium ions.

The one discovered in October by Hercules was a lucky accident.

Hercules, on the other hand, took a long time to walk over bridges.

We flew in from New Zealand on a Hercules military ski-equipped aircraft.

In her remarks, the Hercules Group was synonymous with peace and safety.

The dealership called the Hercules team “right then and there,” Pedro Sr. said.

The public debut of the Hercules Group is a day that not many in Matamoros are likely to forget.

Outside, on the roof, the clock is flanked by more Beaux Arts touches: statues of Hercules, Mercury, and Minerva.

After this scene a domestic comes and talks to himself about the arrival of Hercules.

Hercules himself, so the story went, was known to swear but one oath in the whole course of his life.

"Sure enough," responded the Hercules, stopping short and balancing himself on his legs.

After a two horse-power pull, a regular thirteenth labor of Hercules, a hiatus of two inches manifests itself.

On it are depicted, in most curious workmanship, the labours of Hercules, and other expressive allegories.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Hercules, such as: behemoth, cyclops, gargantua, giant, goliath, and leviathan.

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