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  • 121 mass — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bulk, size; lump, wad, accumulation. See density, populace. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A body of matter] Syn. lump, bulk, piece, portion, section, batch, block, hunk, chunk, wad, gob, body, core, clot,… …

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  • 122 weight — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. heaviness; heft; overweight, avoirdupois, tonnage, poundage; gravity; ballast; measurement; importance, influence; significance; pressure, load, burden. See quantity. v. ballast, load, burden; favor;… …

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  • 123 heaviness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. burden, denseness, ballast; see density 1 , mass 1 , weight 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being physically heavy: heftiness, massiveness, ponderosity, ponderousness, weight, weightiness.… …

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  • 124 immensity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. infinity, vastness, greatness, massiveness, hugeness, enormousness, immeasurableness, boundlessness, bulkiness, sizableness, immenseness, bigness, largeness, gigantism, tremendousness, stupendousness, monstrousness,… …

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  • 125 avoirdupois — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal. The state or quality of being physically heavy: heaviness, heftiness, massiveness, ponderosity, ponderousness, weight, weightiness. See HEAVY …

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  • 126 heftiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being physically heavy: heaviness, massiveness, ponderosity, ponderousness, weight, weightiness. Informal: avoirdupois. See HEAVY …

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  • 127 ponderosity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being physically heavy: heaviness, heftiness, massiveness, ponderousness, weight, weightiness. Informal: avoirdupois. See HEAVY …

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  • 128 ponderousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being physically heavy: heaviness, heftiness, massiveness, ponderosity, weight, weightiness. Informal: avoirdupois. See HEAVY …

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  • 129 weightiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The state or quality of being physically heavy: heaviness, heftiness, massiveness, ponderosity, ponderousness, weight. Informal: avoirdupois. See HEAVY. 2. The condition of being grave and of involving serious… …

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  • 130 massive — (adj.) c.1400, from M.Fr. massif bulky, solid, from O.Fr. masse lump (see MASS (Cf. mass) (n.1)). Related: Massively; massiveness. U.S. Cold War strategy of massive retaliation was introduced by J.F. Dulles in early 1954 …

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  • 131 enormousness — e nor·mous·ness || mÉ™snɪs n. tremendousness, hugeness, massiveness …

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  • 132 hugeness — huge·ness || hjuːdÊ’nɪs n. extreme largeness, enormity, immensity, massiveness …

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  • 133 massiness — mæsɪnɪs n. solidness, massiveness, heaviness …

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  • 134 Rococo —    An eighteenth century European style, originating in France. In reaction to the grandeur and massiveness of the baroque, rococo employed refined, elegant, highly decorative forms. Fragonard worked in this style …

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  • 135 massive — adjective 1》 large and heavy or solid. 2》 exceptionally large, intense, or severe. 3》 Geology (of rocks or beds) having no discernible form or structure.     ↘(of a mineral) not visibly crystalline. noun Brit. informal a group of young people… …

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  • 136 bulk — n. 1. Magnitude, size, volume, mass, dimensions. 2. Largeness, bulkiness, great size, bigness, massyness, massiveness, greatness, amplitude. 3. Majority, mass, body, major part, most, main part, greater part, principal part …

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  • 137 dimensions — n. pl. 1. Size, magnitude, bulk, volume, bigness, capacity, amplitude, greatness, largeness, mass, massiveness. 2. Measurements, linear dimensions; length, breadth, and thickness …

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  • 138 solidity — n. 1. Hardness, firmness, solidness, density, compactness, consistency. 2. Density, compactness, fulness. 3. Strength, stability, massiveness. 4. Reality, truth, weight, validity, justice, gravity, importance, firmness, soundness, strength,… …

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  • 139 heavy — heavy, weighty, ponderous, cumbrous, cumbersome, hefty. Something is heavy which is denser and more compact in substance or larger in size or amount than the average of its kind or class and so weighs more in proportion {lead is a heavy metal} {a …

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  • 140 massive — massive, massy, bulky, monumental, substantial are comparable when they mean impressively large or heavy. Massive distinctively stresses solidity and strength of construction and may imply an imposing appearance {its ceilings . . . heavy with… …

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