Roget category 1922. Words relating to space
› 2.2. Dimensions
›› 2.2.1. General dimensions
capacity, tonnage, tunnage — cordage — caliber, scantling.
turgidity etc. (expansion) 194 — corpulence, obesity — plumpness etc. adj. — embonpoint, corporation, flesh and blood, lustihood.
hugeness etc. adj. — enormity, immensity, monstrosity.
giant, Brobdingnagian, Antaeus, Goliath, Gog and Magog, Gargantua, monster, mammoth, Cyclops — cachalot, whale, porpoise, behemoth, leviathan, elephant, hippopotamus — colossus — tun, cord, lump, bulk, block, loaf, mass, swad, clod, nugget, bushel, thumper, whooper, spanker, strapper — Triton among the minnows" [Coriolanus]. mountain, mound — heap etc. (assemblage) 72.
largest portion etc. 50 — full size, life size.
corpulent, stout, fat, obese, plump, squab, full, lusty, strapping, bouncing — portly, burly, well-fed, full-grown — corn fed, gram fed — stalwart, brawny, fleshy — goodly — in good case, in good condition — in condition — chopping, jolly — chub faced, chubby faced.
lubberly, hulky, unwieldy, lumpish, gaunt, spanking, whacking, whopping, walloping, thumping, thundering, hulking — overgrown — puffy etc. (swollen) 194.
huge, immense, enormous, mighty — vast, vasty — amplitudinous, stupendous — monster, monstrous, humongous, monumental — elephantine, jumbo, mammoth — gigantic, gigantean, giant, giant like, titanic — prodigious, colossal, Cyclopean, Brobdingnagian, Bunyanesque, Herculean, Gargantuan — infinite etc. 105.
large as life — plump as a dumpling, plump as a partridge — fat as a pig, fat as a quail, fat as butter, fat as brawn, fat as bacon.
immeasurable, unfathomable, unplumbed — inconceivable, unimaginable, unheard-of.
of cosmic proportions — of epic proportions, the mother of all, teh granddaddy of all.
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