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He was low and thick set, with a neck like a bull, and a frame of prodigious strength.
In the echoing enclosure of the forest walls the noise was prodigious.
She was always a prodigious friend of the Elmours, as I remember.
With this new residence came a prodigious change in our way of life.
"You are in a prodigious hurry to be miserable," said Dr. X——.
This concert in the silent square made the most prodigious effect.
During the forty years that he held a seat in Parliament, his labours were prodigious.
For the instant the storm would be blanketed by the prodigious waves.
Only that fact enabled me to endure his prodigious collection of ailments.
His impressions are so prodigious that he would rave were he to write about them.
1550s, "ominous," from Middle French prodigieux and directly from Latin prodigiosus "strange, wonderful, marvelous, unnatural," from prodigium (see prodigy). Meaning "vast, enormous" is from c.1600. Related: Prodigiously; prodigiosity.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PRODIGIOUS
- a whale of a
- super colossal