Adjective(1) abnormally large(2) shockingly brutal or cruel(3) distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
(1) For many of the passengers, the trail of devastation left behind by the monstrous tidal waves, is still fresh in their memory.(2) The destruction of someone's home is a huge and monstrous punishment - was their ├ö├ç├┐crime├ö├ç├û really that bad?(3) Grendel lives, with his monstrous mother, at the bottom of a foul lake, which a variety of other monsters inhabit.(4) We are overall reminded of how brutal, vile and monstrous the Nazi regime truly was and why we had to completely destroy them in order to prevent any chance of their coming back.(5) But that rage alone is not enough to drive people to monstrous acts of violence.(6) With his ear against the moist earth, Jason heard a monstrous rumble and the ground shook hundreds of times more violently than it would have in an earthquake.(7) It was from this odd dream that Jane woke to a spectre moving about in her room, the form of a hideous and monstrous woman emerging from her very own closet.(8) At 12.59 am, a massive deep sea quake struck just off the coast of Indonesia, sparking a tidal wave of monstrous proportions.(9) The protagonists are not overwhelmed by the monstrous power of Nature but by their own little flaws and fears which come to the surface when the mission suffers an inevitable setback.(10) She may have had a beautiful, attractive body but once the fan went down, you would see a horrible, gruesome, monstrous , ugly face.(11) Its appearance seemed to represent a monstrous wolf, with long brown fur that swept down its back and belly.(12) I immediately stopped my car and, smiling wickedly, pulled out the monstrous bag.(13) They say that he has treated his own people with such monstrous disregard for human life that we cannot assume he will be deterred by a threat to destroy his nation in time of war.(14) Besides these monstrous and horrifying thoughts, the uncontrolled practice of cloning also threatens the dignity of humankind.(15) The next moment a hideous, grinding speech, as of some monstrous machine running without oil, burst from the big telescreen at the end of the room.(16) In nineteenth-century France several freak shows were banned for fear that the shocking spectacles would cause women to bear monstrous children.
1. grotesque ::
2. appalling ::
3. flagitious ::
Different Formsmonstrous, monstrously
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