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Brobdingnag

country of people twelve times the size of men. [Br. Lit.: Gulliver’s Travels]
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Bled of expertise as its primary mission was shifted toward terrorism, still in the midst of reorganization within the Brobdingnagian Department of Homeland Security, and under the command of people who had little relevant experience, (12) FEMA was caught completely flat-footed when Katrina struck the Gulf Coast.
CORRECTION: You need a microscope to pick out any cuts in the Obama budget, while the increases, far more numerous, are Brobdingnagian.
Meanwhile, Basel's Schaulager, by Herzog & de Meuron, wraps a vast collection in a slightly sinister, Brobdingnagian house on an unpromising out-of-town site; stepping inside reveals a huge, disorientating space (Figs.
Where Brobdingnagian motion was concerned, over-cranking the camera created scale and mass in a diminutive object.
This brobdingnagian bear is the equivalent of 1,400 regular sized gummy bears and packs a carbo-loading 12,600 calories, said the company.
In the days when power generally meant stuffing as much black powder as possible into a barrel, cylinder or cartridge, it's not hard to understand why some muskets, rifles and handguns achieved Brobdingnagian proportions.
NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its 162-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The Brobdingnagian Sports Chair, a gargantuan portable armchair that's worthy of the Brobdingnagian Queen, a visiting dignitary, or a respected patriarch.
Democrats face likely losses in both Houses of Congress in part because of the rap on the Brobdingnagian health insurance bill.
It's a Brobdingnagian visual and textual banquet, staffed by an illustrious cast of architects, artists, writers and graphic designers, all refreshingly rocked and reach to seize the possibilities of post-war social and cultural renewal.
But why the authorities persist in plastering our beautiful hills in Brobdingnagian windmills is anybody's guess, and enough really is n-uf.
Bonaparte quickly discovers that winning a battle is much easier than securing a lasting peace, yet he emerges from the Italian campaign as France's new "Pure and Great Giant of Glory," albeit with a new Brobdingnagian appetite for greater acclaim and power.
Kang Can sets tiny babies adrift amidst Brobdingnagian objects (exotic fruit, playing cards), while Li Bo aligns parades of incongruous but equally sized objects and figures in a manner that equalizes people and goods, living and non-living entities, ideas and things.