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English definition of “prodigious”


adjective     /prəˈdɪdʒ.əs/ formal
extremely great in ability , amount , or strength : She wrote a truly prodigious number of novels . She was a prodigious musician . He had a prodigious appetite for both women and drink .EnormousBig and quite big prodigiously     /-li/ adverb He was a prodigiously gifted artist .EnormousBig and quite bigExtremely good
(Definition of prodigious adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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