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monstrous

(of plants and animals) abnormal in structure
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The herd coalescence of opinion which became inevitable the moment the state had set lowing the war attitudes became interpreted as a prewar popular decision, and disinclination to bow to the herd was treated as a monstrously antisocial act.
The cast give it their all with Steve Nichol as the bizarre cop, Kevin Riley as the monstrously theatrical director and Kim Robinson as hard-bitten producer Carmen Bernstein standing out.
Written as a lovelorn missive from makeup artist Ernesto Kollody to the mistress who left him, as he claims, to escape choosing between him and his monstrously emasculating father, Shua's novel agonizes over the inescapable horror vacui at the heart of modern displacement.
The monstrously difficult and existence-threatening situation that the dispute with US authorities has put us in, forces me and my partner of several years Otto Bruderer.
Unions say the call to axe the 50p rate is monstrously unfair.
These convicted, registered sex offenders creating profiles under their own names unmasks MySpace's monstrously inadequate countermeasures," the Telegraph quoted Blumenthal, co-leader of the state coalition focused on Internet social-networking safety, as saying.
It was, in fact, Britain's answer to the monstrously powerful American V8s that were around at the time.
Walkers--a monstrously successful heavyweight brand.
Gregory relates that when "the great Basil" returned from school as a young man, "he was monstrously conceited about his skill in rhetoric" until Macrina gave him a talk.
Well, no, actually the sheer futility of this monstrously expensive folly is making many of us feel pig-sick
But, in fact, it is a monstrously complex challenge--and not because of technological problems per se.
As Faulkner did, Cormac McCarthy likes to have his characters crushed by overwhelmingly, monstrously huge forces that can scarcely be recognized or defined, as there is nothing to compare them to on a human scale.