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vuh looh muh nuhs

  • s  large in volume or bulk
    a voluminous skirt
  • s  marked by repeated turns and bends
  • s  large in number or quantity (especially of discourse)
    a subject of voluminous legislation

  • For spring 2004, when every designer was sending cliches of femininity down the runway, Kawakubo left many in the audience perplexed by presenting models in voluminous skirts .
  • Armed with lively prose and voluminous research on an invention that never flowered as promised, he takes readers on a tour of the jetpack's strange history and stranger modern .
  • Bespectacled Spinster Margaret Wilson, talented daughter of the late President Woodrow Wilson, donned the voluminous white robes of a disciple of Sri Aurobindo, sought refuge .
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  • Zoom on Resort: Louis Vuitton, Giambattista Valli, Wang, and More
    Louis Vuitton presented a collection of easy separates that seemed right for the low-key, ragtag elegance of a life lived on a yacht. There were boxed blue tweed suits backed in navy leather, a boxy tunic and shorts in a sumptuous deep sea-green printed tie-silk, and a voluminous white burnout ... More »
    June 13, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Chester Heights adopts updated comprehensive plan
    The three-year process of updating Chester Heights Borough’s Comprehensive Plan came to a successful close at borough council’s June 3 session, where the voluminous advisory document was unanimously approved and adopted.
    June 13, 2013 - Garnet Valley Press
  • Column: Edward Snowden and the selective targeting of leaks
    By Jack Shafer (Reuters) - Edward Snowden's expansive disclosures to the Guardian and the Washington Post about various National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs have only two corollaries in contemporary history; the classified cache Bradley Manning allegedly released to WikiLeaks a few years ago and Daniel Ellsberg's dissemination of the voluminous Pentagon Papers to the New York ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • David Stern in International Herald Tribune
    Enormous progress has been made,responded Stern, who then referred to the "voluminous, uncoached record" of material made available to the subcommittee.
  • Laurence Tribe in Los Angeles Times
    She has an excellent chance, and she would be terrific,said Harvard Law School professor Laurence H. Tribe. "She has a masterful command of so many areas of law. And she's been vetted and recently confirmed. Her writing is not voluminous,...
  • Jean-Claude Juncker in AFP
    I am against us Europeans (responding to) the American wish for a more voluminous economic recovery package,Luxembourg's Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker said.

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