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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section II. Dimensions
1. General Dimensions
 
192. Size.
 
  
NOUN:SIZE, magnitude, dimension, bulk, volume; largeness &c. adj.; greatness &c. (of quantity) [See Greatness]; expanse (space) [See Space]; amplitude, mass; proportions.
  CAPACITY; tonnage or tunnage; cordage; caliber or calibre; scantling [obs.].
  CORPULENCE, obesity; plumpness &c. adj.; embonpoint [F.], corporation [colloq.], flesh and blood, lustihood; turgidity (expansion) [See Expansion].
  HUGENESS &c. adj.; enormity, immensity; monstrosity.
  GIANT, Brobdingnagian, Antæus, Goliath, Polyphemus, Colossus, Titan, Titaness, Briareus, Norn, Hercules, Cyclops, Gog and Magog, Gargantua; monster, mammoth, cachalot, whale, porpoise, behemoth, leviathan, elephant, jumbo [colloq.], hippopotamus; colossus.
  LUMP, bulk, block, loaf, mass, swad [slang, U. S.], clod, nugget, tun, cord, bushel; thumper [slang], whopper or whapper [colloq.], spanker [slang], strapper [slang]; “Triton among the minnows” [Coriolanus].
  mountain, mound; heap (assemblage) [See Assemblage].
  FULL-SIZE, life-size; largest portion [See Whole].
  
VERB:BE LARGE &c. adj.; become large (expand) [See Expansion].
  
ADJECTIVE:LARGE, big; great &c. (in quantity) 31; considerable, bulky, voluminous, ample, massive, massy; capacious, comprehensive, spacious [See Space]; mighty, towering, fine, magnificent.
  STOUT, corpulent, fat, plump, squab, full, lusty, strapping [colloq.], bouncing; portly, burly, well-fed, full-grown; cornfed, gram-fed [Anglo-Ind.]; stalwart, brawny, fleshy; goodly; in good -case, - condition; in condition; chopping, jolly; club-faced [obs.], chubby-faced.
  large as life; plump as a -dumpling, - partridge; fat as -a pig, - a quail, - butter, - brawn, - bacon [all colloq.].
  HULKY, hulking, unwieldy, lumpish, lubberly, gaunt, spanking [slang.], whacking [colloq.], whopping [colloq.], thumping [colloq.], thundering [colloq.], overgrown; puffy (swollen) [See Expansion].
  HUGE, immense, enormous, titanic, mighty; vast, vasty [archaic]; stupendous; monster, monstrous; gigantic; elephantine; giant, giantlike; colossal, Cyclopean, Brobdingnagian, Gargantuan; infinite [See Infinity].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Obesity is the mother of abstinence.—Cynic’s Calendar
  2. He was plump and he was chubby.—Gilbert

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