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synonyms for whaling

  • big
  • colossal
  • enormous
  • gargantuan
  • gigantic
  • huge
  • hulking
  • humongous
  • immense
  • jumbo
  • mammoth
  • monstrous
  • vast
  • blimp
  • gross
  • brobdingnagian
  • cyclopean
  • elephantine
  • herculean
  • mountainous
  • prodigious
  • super-duper
  • titanic
  • whale of a
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antonyms for whaling

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  • little
  • miniature
  • miniscule
  • minute
  • small
  • teeny
  • tiny
  • dwarf
  • minor
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            How to use whaling in a sentence

            In the 18th and 19th centuries, these societies were confronted with the terrors of commercial whaling.
            SPERM WHALES HAVE A SURPRISINGLY DEEP—AND USEFUL—CULTUREELLIE SHECHETMARCH 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
            Legislation passed in the 1970s effectively put a stop to commercial whaling in the United States.
            50 YEARS AGO, U.S. COMMERCIAL WHALING WAS COMING TO AN ENDJONATHAN LAMBERTMARCH 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
            It was developed by islanders who from at least the 18th century survived by trading woolen products with the crews on passing cargo, fishing and whaling ships.
            SWEATER WEATHER TRANSPORTS THIS WRITER TO PLACES LIKE SCOTLAND, IRELAND AND NORWAYKAREN GARDINERDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
            This whaling drove the global population from perhaps 100,000 to as few as 500 whales in 1920.
            THE SECRET TO HELPING THIS RESILIENT WHALE SPECIES LIES IN ITS GENESBY EMMA CARROLL/THE CONVERSATIONNOVEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
            Smith says he’s now trying to determine if human activities, such as whaling, have led to the extinction of any of these unusual creatures.
            WHALES GET A SECOND LIFE AS DEEP-SEA BUFFETSSTEPHEN ORNESOCTOBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
            And as for this other thing—the industrial side of it: that's a large order; a whaling big order.
            THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
            The business isn't what it was; in the old days whale-oil was worth a great deal and whaling was a good business.
            THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
            Well, if the oil is replaced and whalebone has no value, what is to be got out of whaling now, then?
            THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
            But Portsmouth is not the place for whaling vessels, not one such being there.
            THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
            Five new whalers are to be added to the whaling fleet of Peterhead next season.
            HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
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