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monstrous

(of plants and animals) abnormal in structure
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I was monstrously touched--so would you have been--and, out of pure pity, I engaged him on the spot to be ship's cook.
Has it never struck you, Amy, that Pa is monstrously polite to Mrs General.'
It came at length, however, -- a monstrously big box of it there was, too -- and as the whole party were in excessively good humor, it was decided, nem.
Their behavior was often grotesquely irrational; their conventions monstrously absurd; and yet, as she brooded upon them, she felt so closely attached to them that it was useless to try to pass judgment upon them.
It was as if he walked in a new and monstrously populous jungle and was unacquainted with its ways and denizens.
Thus in two years' time I had a thick grove; and in five or six years' time I had a wood before my dwelling, growing so monstrously thick and strong that it was indeed perfectly impassable: and no men, of what kind soever, could ever imagine that there was anything beyond it, much less a habitation.
Having thus relieved his noble mind, he collected the legs of the Turkish trousers, straightened himself on his knees, and called out to Riah in the next room, 'Halloa, you sir!' At sight of the old man re-entering with a gentleness monstrously in contrast with the character he had given him, Mr Fledgeby was so tickled again, that he exclaimed, laughing, 'Good!
For a monstrously fun-filled day out, there's a splashtastic time to be had for mini monsters in Splash Safari.
THERESA May faced a monstrously difficult task when she became Prime Minister in 2016.
The band's latest single, Car Radio, is another monstrously infectious pop banger - although, if you've seen them live, you'll surely agree that every Foxglove track sounds like a pop smash-in-waiting.
The band's third album is called Pleasure and was released in April, produced by monstrously talented Swedish pop mind Blende.
Plus, there will be lots more great Hallowe'en fun and games, food and drink and a raffle with monstrously good prizes.