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whopping (great)

mod. enormous. What a whopping fool he is!
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whopping

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Rooney is worth a whopping 45 million pounds, a poll by Wealth-X revealed.
The rupee today plunged by a whopping 130 paise to hit life-time low of 60 against the US dollar in early trade on the Interbank Foreign Exchange on strong demand for the American currency from banks and importers.
Chefs in Mexico City have made a huge sandwich weighing a whopping 700 kilograms.
On the menu was a whopping Wahoo - a snub-nosed swordfish from the Indian Ocean.
My partner Michael, a Man United season ticket holder, has just paid a whopping pounds 900 for an FA Cup final ticket.
Far better, he says, would be cod-liver oil, with "a whopping 1,360 [international units of vitamin D] per tablespoon.
The AT-AT needs a whopping 600 gallons of diesel fuel for every step it takes and it emits 15 metric tons of exhaust pollution every ten minutes, the equivalent of 12,000 cars.
This tribute to the incomparable American gay playwright features a whopping eight discs, including a new double-disc edition of A Streetcar Named Desire.
Londoners must pay a whopping $14 a day to enter the "congestion zone," eight square miles in central London during weekdays between 7 a.
What other explanation can there be for their decision to hike fees for the fifth straight year - this time by a whopping 8 percent?
A whopping 966 kilometers (600 miles) north of the Arctic Circle, the island is outside grizzlies' traditional range on the North American mainland.
Well, a whopping 80 percent of teens surveyed believe money management basics should be a high-school requirement.
This week, 1414 Avenue of the Americas was sold for a whopping $60.
In other cheesy news, the now-famous 10-year-old grilled cheese sandwich, said to have an image of the Virgin Mary cooked into its exterior and sold for a whopping $28,000 on eBay to an online casino, could be on its way to a venue near you.
Republicans in Congress [have been] told that because of 9/11 and the war, we must support things we have always opposed: huge increases in our national debt, whopping deficits, and massive foreign aid.