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  • v  appear very large or occupy a commanding position
  • s  of great size and bulk
    a hulking figure of a man
    three hulking battleships

  • For centuries, the city's hulking official buildings served as reminders of the awesome power of the imperial state.
  • But Little Rock's city fathers knew better than write Faubus anything, calmly put their faith in Police Chief Gene Smith, a hulking (6 ft.
  • But his hulking physique didn't fit such a low- profile diplomatic post.
News & Articles

  • Made Here: Brooklyn's Navy Yard is Home to a Manufacturing Revival
    The Brooklyn Navy Yard, once a hulking emblem of American industrial might, is showing the way to a revival of urban manufacturing.
    June 20, 2013 - Architectural Record
  • Goodwill no longer accepting older model TVs
    Starting in August, Goodwill stores in Connecticut will longer accept your old hulking television sets.
    June 20, 2013 - Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
  • Rugby-Lions winger North cleared for first test
    June 19 (Reuters) - Hulking Welsh winger George North has been declared fit for the British and Irish Lions' first test against Australia, providing a welcome boost for the tourists after Tuesday's shock loss to the ACT Brumbies. North, who was nursing a hamstring strain, passed a fitness test on Wednesday to make himself available for the first test at the Suncorp Stadium. "I've never seen him ...
    June 19, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  • Ron Underwood in San Francisco Chronicle
    He was one scary, intimidating, big hulking guy with a huge heart,said Ron Underwood, who directed Palance in "City Slickers" and in the actor's last role, as a man celebrating his 100th birthday in the 2004 TV movie "Back When We Were Grownups."
  • Barry Morse in Los Angeles Times
    Elderly ladies bashed me across the head with their handbags, or some hulking great man would come up to me in a bar and say: 'Don't you understand? The guy's innocent!' It was an enormous compliment - and quite dangerous,Morse told the...
  • Jorge Cauz in New Yorker
    Later, Jorge Cauz, Britannica's president, told me in an e-mail that if Wikipedia continued without some kind of editorial oversight it would "decline into a hulking mediocre mass of uneven, unreliable, and, many times, unreadable articles."

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