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colossal

1. (in figure sculpture) approximately twice life-size
2. Architect of or relating to the order of columns and pilasters that extend more than one storey in a façade
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This apartment was not nearly so well lighted as the vast stalactite ante-cave, and at the first glance all I could discern was a massive stone table running down its length, with a colossal white figure at its head, and life- sized white figures all round it.
There at the end of the long stone table, holding in his skeleton fingers a great white spear, sat /Death/ himself, shaped in the form of a colossal human skeleton, fifteen feet or more in height.
But the colossal Death, who sits at the head of the board, is far older than that, and, unless I am much mistaken, owes his origin to the same artist who designed the three Colossi.
Until further information, therefore, I shall maintain it to be a sea-unicorn of colossal dimensions, armed not with a halberd, but with a real spur, as the armoured frigates, or the `rams' of war, whose massiveness and motive power it would possess at the same time.
Time and again the colossal bull tossed the enormous tiger high into the air, but each time that the huge cat touched the ground he returned to the encounter with apparently undiminished strength, and seemingly increased ire.
Even I, in my colossal ignorance, could not but feel that here, trying to express itself, was real power.
A colossal and formless something was rushing across the field of his vision.
A class action lawsuit filed against NestlAaAaAeA@ Waters North America, In Tuesday claimed Poland Spring Bottled Water is "a colossal fraud.
You could say that Colossal offers a welcome reminder of what a good actress Anne Hathaway can be, except that some of us never forgot in the first place.
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Young Marble Giants' sole album Colossal Youth - released in 1980 on Rough Trade, an influential masterpiece of lo-fi aesthetics and minimalist soundscapes - continues to entrance fans and musicians alike, 35 years after its release.
A white backdrop cast shadows - and reflections of the past came flooding back as they reawakened tracks from Colossal Youth.