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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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Their catabolic demands are colossally increased while beta oxidation of fatty acids and oxidative phosphorylation are compromised by the presence of propofol in the mitochondria.
BIGOTRY COMES in various guises -- some coded, some closeted, some colossally stupid.
The worldwide independent bluesign(R) standard is the response to colossally increasing demand for textile products that are environmentally friendly, pose no health hazards, and conserve resources to the greatest possible extent.
In fact, it was hard to leave it on for the length of time required to research this piece, since not only is Playing It Straight ideologically offensive, it's also colossally boring.
The guest party traditionally makes a gift also; I see a roll of bills handed to the hosts, and I am colossally glad that all I have to do in these complex interactions is keep my feet pointed to the side.
We have been reminded of what a colossally significant role religion plays in the lives of millions; if this is so, do we want religious communities isolated and ghettoized further or do we need a bold engagement with the vision of religious groups for humanity on the part of public bodies?
Still, he added: "We are at a colossally important milestone.
Some are colossally useful, like the ability to manage RAID on win2000.
This escape valve for upper-middle-class draft-avoiders is not only unjust, but colossally expensive.
Space must be spared from colossally wasteful, dangerous and illegal nuclear and military "business.
But I have felt for some time that some nonsmokers are colossally insensitive to my feelings.