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  • n  any creature of exceptional size
  • n  a person of exceptional importance and reputation
  • n  an unusually large enterprise
    Walton built a retail giant
  • n  a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
  • n  someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
  • n  an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fairy tales
  • n  a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)
  • s  of great mass; huge and bulky

  • The giant slalom in Nagano will involve threading through gates along a 3,100-ft.
  • A giant panda would be the perfect diplomatic exclamation point to the visit.
  • PROHIBITION Giant Killers With a sack inside his vest, wily jack-the-giant-killer climbed the beanstalk and banqueted competitively with the Giant.
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  • Jimmy Carter in Parkersburg News
    He was my closest and most valuable adviser while I served as president. I respected him and attempted in every way to remain in his good graces,Carter said. "He was a giant among legislators, and was courageous in espousing controversial...
  • John McCain in TIME
    In other words, Barack Obama's tax plan would convert the IRS into a giant welfare agency, redistributing massive amounts of wealth at the direction of politicians in Washington,McCain said in the radio address.
  • Barry Bonds in New York Times
    I would have loved nothing more than to retire as a Giant in the place where I call home and have shared so many momentous moments with all of you, but there is more baseball in me and I plan on continuing my career,Bonds wrote. "My quest...

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