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massive

mas·sive

massive

 
 
pronunciation:
mae sihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a very large amount of matter; big and heavy; solid.
The wrestler has a massive chest.They used a crane to move the massive rock.
synonyms:
huge
similar words:
cumbersome, dense, enormous, gigantic, great, mountainous, solid, tremendous
definition 2: making a strong impression because of great size or strength.
We gazed in wonder at the massive statues.
 
synonyms:
tremendous
antonyms:
tiny
similar words:
enormous, gigantic, great, mammoth, mighty, mountainous
derivations: massively (adv.), massiveness (n.)
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