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massive

mod. excellent. (California.) That was a totally massive party, Tiff.
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Cannon, muskets, fire and smoke; but, still the deep ditch, the single drawbridge, the massive stone wails, and the eight great towers.
His eyebrows were very massive, almost meeting over the nose, and with bushy hair that seemed to curl in its own profusion.
They then came to a massive door, which after the introduction into the lock of a key which the young man carried with him, turned heavily upon its hinges, and disclosed the chamber destined for Milady.
There are in every part of the valley a great many of these massive stone foundations which have no houses upon them.
Their panes are of a crimson-tinted glass, set in rose-wood framings, more massive than usual.
These--whatever they were--were of massive grey stone, probably limestone rudely cut--if indeed they were not shaped naturally.
In addition to the features which I have already described, the beast was equipped with a massive tail about six feet in length, quite round where it joined the body, but tapering to a flat, thin blade toward the end, which trailed at right angles to the ground.
Directly opposite me a massive tower rose to a height of three hundred feet.
As soon as I durst I was busy with this door; but to no purpose; it was a slab of solid oak, hung on hinges as massive as its lock.
Such massive arches, such ponderous substructions as support these towering broad- winged edifices, we have seldom seen before; and surely the great blocks of stone of which these edifices are built can never decay; walls that are as thick as an ordinary American doorway is high cannot crumble.
Notre-Dame de Paris has not, like the Abbey of Tournus, the grave and massive frame, the large and round vault, the glacial bareness, the majestic simplicity of the edifices which have the rounded arch for their progenitor.
The room was filled with massive furniture, and on each of the sofas were three big cushions.
Here the greatest difficulty confronted Clayton, for he had no means whereby to hang his massive door now that he had built it.
He seized hold of his chair, and hurled it against the massive oaken door.
Rostov was talking merrily to his two friends, one of whom was a dashing hussar and the other a notorious duelist and rake, and every now and then he glanced ironically at Pierre, whose preoccupied, absent-minded, and massive figure was a very noticeable one at the dinner.