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Англо-русский синонимический словарь
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reserve, taciturnity, and hesitation which is usual just before day (Th. Hanty, 'Tcss of the d Urtwrvl lies'). lie came a little closer, looking, as it seemed to her, enor mous, and f-he gave a shiver (J. Gofstiw- ttsy, T.nd of ihe Chapter’). lie was a man of over six feel high, anrl broad, with enormous hands and я great red heard (tf ’. S. Maugham. ‘Of Human Bondage ).

I г a moment the untidy youth brought in two large pots оГ tea and on a second journey immense dbhes of bread and butter (IT. 5. Maughum, ‘Of Human Bondage'). But instead of being left open to the’shy. the quadrangle is covered by a glass roof, which converts it into mi Immense hall rising the whole height of the building (A. Huxley, ’Point Counter Point'). At last the porters began to cry, ‘Macclesfield, Stockport, and Manchester train1; the immense engine glided round the curve, dwarfing the carriages behind it, and Constance had a supreme tremor (A. Bennett, ‘Tim Old W'icra’ Tale'). Rising still, an immense landscape stretched around lliem on every side.. (Th. Hurdy, 'Tess of the d’Urbervi ties’). We had been walking slowly meantime, and now stopped opposite llie harbour office, in sight of the very spot from which the immense eaptain of the ‘Patna’ had van ished и» utterly as a tiny feather blown away in a hurricane (J. Conrad, ‘Lord Jim). Mr, Peneffii did not make any remark, but thoughtfully twisted his immense white moustache (S. •fAaughmn, ‘Gigolo and Gigoktte'j.

Buckingham Palace loomed up unlight ed, huge and dreary (J. Gatamvrfluj, ‘The White Monkey'). The kite was huge, with gadgets he had ne\er seen before, and it would cost a lot of money (W. S. Maugham, ‘Thu A'iVWe got once more into the huge yellow Rolls and drove cff (W. S. Maugham. 'Cakes and Ate'). They had huge cold beefsteaks and bottles of strong tea-and-nun for their lunch (R. Aldington, 'Death of a Hero1). He was long and desperately ih'n; his huge bones seemed to protrude from his body (U''\ S. Maugham, ‘Of Human Bondage''). She stood over him and stared down in sudden distaste tit Ihe close-cropped hair, the square head, the large wart on tiis- thin, bis huge bulk (G. Cordon, ‘Let ihe Dc,y Perish').

The vast stretch of lion-coloured sands; the vaster stretch of tumbling grey sea; the still vaster stretch of disordered grey- *inky clouds which passed endlessly nt a great rale Trom west to east across Ihe firmament.. (A. Bennett, ‘The Wind'). Out into the wilderness, flic vast arid desert of the Southwest, Vanameo. hud carried liis grief (/’. Norris. ‘The Oeln- pusWhen the house behind It, which he now owned, was three hundred yearn of age instead of twelve, that tree might still be standing there, vast and hollow— for who wuuid commit such sacrilege 0,4

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lo cut it down? (J. Galsworthy, ‘In Chan- eery'). Fte could not eat (he food that was before him and with disgust he watched Walker shovel meat into his vast month (W. S. Maugham, 'Aiiwhintush').

Wc walked down the path under the giant umbrella and out through the dark wet gardens to the road.. (H. Iteming- way, ‘A Farewell to Arms’). Steel-helmet ed rescue-workers search for bodies hy the twisted remains of one of the wings of the giant Boeing jet-airliner after yesterday’s disaster ('Duittj Worker’, June

4, 1962). Would it jjihe house) hold its own anti keep the dignity Bosiimey had bestowed on it. or would the giant Lon don have lapped it round and made It into an asylum in the midst of a jerry- built wilderness? (J. Galsworthy, 'In Chancery'). It was as it giant hands cov ered with huge rings set with searchlights were being shaken in Ihe darkness, as I! innumerable brilliant diamonds were flashing great rays of light (R. Alding ton, 'Death of a Hero’).

Braddte is a large gaunt hill covered with dull little houses, and it has flowing from its side a stream which feeds a gigan tic anti beneficent mill (A. Coppard. 'Tribute’). The oblong white ceiling, with this scarlet blot in the midst, had the appearance of a gigantic ace of hearts (Th, Hardy, 'Tess of the d' Urbervi! les.1). It {Ihe honor (of making a race for the Flora)) was thrust upon him and upon a gigantic German, Nick Aiitonsen (J. Lon- dan, ’Trust'). To Philip he seemed gi gantic (W. S. Maugham, ‘Of Human Bondage ).

The colossal barn was finished (F. Nor ris, ‘The Octopus'). It wasn't a colossal establishment, the Regency none of your department store nonsense but a decent, privately owned emporium which specialized in hire purchase (A. J. Cro nin, ‘The Citadel'). Such vanity! And dear Webley hasn t got much sense of humour. He wants to be treated as though



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