monumental scale

monumental scale

Impressively large, sturdy and enduring. Not related to the scale of the human body.
See also: Scale
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Deepawali is one of the most celebrated festivals in the country, complete with firecrackers and bright lights this festival is commemorated on a monumental scale.
The opening and closing of the solar wings is analogous to a delicate ballet recital, but on a monumental scale," Behling continues.
That's a word that summons obstruction on a monumental scale, with evidence to prove overt criminal acts " not least the White House conspiracy to burglarise the Democratic Party headquarters.
By balancing monumental scale with earthy materials and native landscaping, Olson created a calming environment--a rare respite in a resort zone dotted with all-night party venues with names like Cabo Wabo Cantina and Giggling Marlin.
One constant feature, especially with the temples and mosques, is the splendour and monumental scale.
Locals call it the Colossus because of its monumental scale, including a cinema, school, hospital and a huge jetty which still juts out into the sea.
Whatever the outcome of the sensational legal proceedings alleging corruption on a monumental scale against individuals associated with the sport's governing body, it has been clear for decades that there is something rotten at the heart of FIFA.
The new century is marked by human insecurity - by wars, migration, disasters, poverty and environmental degradation on a monumental scale.
Seeing nothing wrong in importing our life-necessary hydrocarbons or the goods produced elsewhere from these fuels - which people do with gusto without ever considering the impact on global polution - then objecting to the extraction of our own, is hypocrisy on a monumental scale.
When cleaned, it was revealed to be a highly skilled image of the city of Venice on a monumental scale, painted in miniaturist detail--with a completely unknown history.
THE BBC Children in Need appeal has once again raised money on a monumental scale with donations topping PS32m.
75 billion) compensation package in 1989, considered highly inadequate given the monumental scale of the catastrophe and suffering.