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  • 161 massive — ► ADJECTIVE 1) large and heavy or solid. 2) exceptionally large, intense, or severe. 3) forming a solid or continuous mass. DERIVATIVES massively adverb massiveness noun. ORIGIN French massif, from Latin massa mass …

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  • 162 massively — massive ► ADJECTIVE 1) large and heavy or solid. 2) exceptionally large, intense, or severe. 3) forming a solid or continuous mass. DERIVATIVES massively adverb massiveness noun. ORIGIN French massif, from Latin massa mass …

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  • 163 empire — [em′pīr΄; ] for adj., also [ ôm pē′ər, ōmpir′; ämpē′ər, ämpir′] n. [ME & OFr < L imperium < imperare: see EMPEROR] 1. supreme rule; absolute power or authority; dominion 2. a) government by an emperor or empress b) the period during which… …

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  • 164 massive — [mas′iv] adj. [Fr massif, with change of suffix (see IVE), for OFr massiz < VL * massiceus < L massa, MASS] 1. a) forming or consisting of a large mass; big and solid; bulky; ponderous b) larger or greater than normal [a massive dose of… …

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  • 165 Victorian — [vik tôr′ēən] adj. 1. of or characteristic of the period of the reign of Queen Victoria (1837 1901) 2. showing the middle class respectability, prudery, bigotry, etc. generally attributed to Victorian England 3. designating or of a style of… …

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  • 166 bigness — noun the property of having a relatively great size • Syn: ↑largeness • Ant: ↑littleness, ↑smallness (for: ↑largeness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑big, ↑ …

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  • 167 heaviness — noun 1. the property of being comparatively great in weight (Freq. 2) the heaviness of lead • Syn: ↑weightiness • Ant: ↑lightness • Derivationally related forms: ↑weighty ( …

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  • 168 largeness — noun 1. the property of having a relatively great size • Syn: ↑bigness • Ant: ↑littleness (for: ↑bigness), ↑smallness • Derivationally related forms: ↑big …

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  • 169 massive — adj. 1 large and heavy or solid. 2 (of the features, head, etc.) relatively large; of solid build. 3 exceptionally large (took a massive overdose). 4 substantial, impressive (a massive reputation). 5 Mineral. not visibly crystalline. 6 Geol.… …

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  • 170 weightiness — noun 1. the property of being comparatively great in weight the heaviness of lead • Syn: ↑heaviness • Ant: ↑lightness (for: ↑heaviness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 171 massiness — ˈmasēnə̇s, ˈmaas , ais sometimes ȧs or sin noun ( es) Etymology: massy (I) + ness archaic : massiveness …

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  • 172 massivity — maˈsivəd.ē noun ( es) : massiveness …

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  • 173 huge´ness — huge «hyooj», adjective, hug|er, hug|est. 1. very, very large; unusually large in size, bulk, or dimensions: »Whales and elephants are huge animals. 2. extremely large in quantity or number: »He won a huge su …

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  • 174 huge´ly — huge «hyooj», adjective, hug|er, hug|est. 1. very, very large; unusually large in size, bulk, or dimensions: »Whales and elephants are huge animals. 2. extremely large in quantity or number: »He won a huge su …

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  • 175 Nor|man — «NR muhn», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a person born or living in Normandy in France. 2. a member of the people descended from the Scandinavians who settled in Normandy in the 800 s and 900 s A.D. and from the French who lived there; Anglo Norman.… …

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  • 176 TEMPLE — The article is arranged according to the following outline: first temple history structure the ground plan of the temple the detailed plan of the temple general description the porch THE MAIN ROOM (HEKHAL) OR HOLY PLACE …

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