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prodigious

  

      adj  
1    vast in size, extent, power, etc.  
2    wonderful or amazing  
3    Obsolete   threatening  
     (C16: from Latin prodigiosus marvellous, from prodigium, see prodigy)  
  prodigiously      adv  
  prodigiousness      n  
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prodigious

  
1    colossal, enormous, giant, gigantic, huge, immeasurable, immense, inordinate, mammoth, massive, monstrous, monumental, stellar     (informal)   stupendous, tremendous, vast  
2    abnormal, amazing, astounding, dramatic, exceptional, extraordinary, fabulous, fantastic     (informal)   flabbergasting     (informal)   impressive, marvellous, miraculous, phenomenal, remarkable, staggering, startling, striking, stupendous, unusual, wonderful  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    negligible, small, tiny  
2    normal, ordinary, unexceptional, unimpressive, unremarkable, usual  

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