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Huge

A slang term for the Finnish markka issued after 1963. It is derived from a Swedish term for "hundred," due to the fact that a 1963 revaluation increased the value of the markka 100-fold. The term was most common in Helsinki.
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The Bastei canAAEt claim the hugeness of the Grand Canyon or Glacier National Park, but you canAAEt resist a gasp.
Because it had a way of telling a story all on its own--of history, hugeness, and dominion, of putting me automatically behind the wheel--I grew reluctant to share my Ivan image.
In view of the hugeness of the job and the difficult terrain, the foundations being at a depth of 16 meters lower than the level of the ground.
Because of its hugeness, the game should have been played in Borg Al-Arab Stadium.
They roar, they come up close and personal and the use of a human narrator on the floor with them puts their hugeness into perspective.
To those who have not chanced specially to study the subject, it may possibly seem strange, that fishes not commonly exceeding four or five feet should be marshalled among WHALES--a word, which, in the popular sense, always conveys an idea of hugeness.
IT is a testament to both the parochialism and deep-routed insularity of Brown's largely Tory critics that they would prefer to forget or ignore the hugeness of his achievement at the recent G20 conference where through long persuasion and deep commitment he gathered together politicians of vastly divergent backgounds and with different needs and priorities, to forge an international agreement towards meeting the financial crisis.
In the pages you refer to I think the implosion came about in the contrast between trying as closely as possible to write things and perceptions the way they were (obviously not comprehensively), and the hugeness of what cannot be penned down.
The illustration of the hugeness of such a cat are most amusing.
porticos, its clustered hugeness or inordinate muchness, that with
And if I think of cummings, I might think of three or four or five poems; I always think of that poem, rightly or wrongly, its passion, anger, bitterness, hugeness, anarchy, its desperate search for justice, and these things I talk about are ideas of meaning rather than rhythm.
Art confronts us with a "tiny" but complete version of ordinary reality, reducing its hugeness and complexity to manageable proportions.