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Overview of adj prodigious

The adj prodigious has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) colossal, prodigious, stupendous

(so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe; "colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple"; "has a colossal nerve"; "a prodigious storm"; "a stupendous field of grass"; "stupendous demand")

2. portentous, prodigious

(of momentous or ominous significance; "such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville; "a prodigious vision")

3. exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassing

(far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents")

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