huge

[ hyooj or, often, yooj ]SEE DEFINITION OF huge
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Robert pointed in silence to the huge rock which lay on the track.

The bucklers were huge shields, and the weapons were wooden swords.

Then there was a furious clamor and a huge dog rushed at him.

He was smoking his big briar and drinking a huge glass of brown beer.

He brought his huge fist down on the desk with violence, and his voice was forbidding.

Why need the huge mills feed the hospitals daily with injured men?

The Mastodon rocked to and fro on his huge feet, embarrassedly.

Huge sand dunes formed the shore, covered with sighing pines.

Mayhew sent by messenger a huge placard reading, "Wanted, A Wife."

The huge negro produced the rhinoceros-hide whip, and went to his task.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-12c., apparently a shortening of Old French ahuge, ahoge "extremely large, enormous; mighty, powerful," itself of uncertain origin. Expanded form hugeous is attested from early 15c. Related: Hugeness.

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