This post is in response to Heena Rathore P.’s Word of the Week (WOW). This weekly meme is a great way of improving your vocabulary. If you wish to participate, simply create a post with your word and leave a link in a comment on Heena’s WOW post.
Here’s my WOW for this week:
Part of Speech
comparative: more gargantuan
superlative: most gargantuan
1) Of immense size, extent, or quantity
2) Of exceedingly great scope or nature
insignificant, little, miniature, miniscule, minute, small, teeny, tiny, unimportant,
1585-95 – From Gargantua, a giant with a large mouth and huge appetite in Rabelais’s The Inestimable Life of Gargantua. Name possibly the meaning
Use in a Sentence
1) The restaurant boasted the most gargantuan ice-cream sundaes in the whole universe; it was at the top of her list of places to visit.
2)The bones were more gargantuan than any Dr Cooper had ever seen before. He knew this dinosaur was something special.
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