II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

II. DIMENSIONS

1. GENERAL DIMENSIONS

Size.

[Antonyms: littleness.]

[Nouns] size, magnitude, dimension, bulk, volume; largeness; greatness (of quantity) [more]; expanse (space) [more]; amplitude, mass; proportions.

capacity, tonnage, tunnage; cordage; caliber, scantling.

turgidity (expansion) [more]; corpulence, obesity; plumpness; embonpoint, corporation, flesh and blood, lustihood.

hugeness; enormity, immensity, monstrosity.

giant, Brobdingnagian, Antaeus, Goliath, Gog and Magog, Gargantua, monster, mammoth, Cyclops; cachalot, whale, porpoise, behemoth, leviathan, elephant, hippopotamus; colossus; tun, cord, lump, bulk, block, loaf, mass, swad, clod, nugget, bushel, thumper, whooper, spanker, strapper; "Triton among the minnows" [Coriolanus].

mountain, mound; heap (assemblage) [more].

largest portion [more]; full size, life size.

[Verbs] be large; become large (expand) [more].

[Adjectives] large, big; great (in quantity) [more]; considerable, bulky, voluminous, ample, massive, massy; capacious, comprehensive; spacious [more]; mighty, towering, fine, magnificent.

corpulent, stout, fat, plump, squab, full, lusty, strapping, bouncing; portly, burly, well-fed, full-grown; corn fed, gram fed; stalwart, brawny, fleshy; goodly; in good case, in good condition; in condition; chopping, jolly; chub faced, chubby faced.

lubberly, hulky, unwieldly, lumpish, gaunt, spanking, whacking, whopping, thumping, thundering, hulking; overgrown; puffy (swollen) [more].

huge, immense, enormous, mighty; vast, vasty; amplitudinous, stupendous; monster, monstrous, jumbo, mammoth, gigantean; prodigious, colossal, Cyclopean, Brobdingnagian, Gargantuan; infinite [more].

large as life; plump as a dumpling, plump as a partridge; fat as a pig, fat as a quail, fat as butter, fat as brawn, fat as bacon.

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