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Synonyms for colossus
kəˈlɒs əs; -ˈlɒs aɪcolos·sus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. giant, goliath, behemoth, monster, colossusnoun

    someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful

    Synonyms:
    devil, demon, monster, lusus naturae, teras, goliath, whale, titan, monstrosity, fiend, giant, giant star, hulk, heavyweight, behemoth, ogre, freak

  2. colossus, behemoth, giant, heavyweight, titannoun

    a person of exceptional importance and reputation

    Synonyms:
    monster, heavyweight, whale, hulk, giant star, goliath, titan, behemoth, giant

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. colossusnoun

    Synonyms:
    gigantic statue

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "colossus":

    juggernaut, giant, monolith

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How to use colossus in a sentence?

  1. Julius Caesar:

    He bestows the world like a colossus, and we petty men walk under his huge legs, to peep about, and find ourselves dishonorable graves. The fault dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.

  2. Peter Kornbluh:

    A society that has lived in the historic dark shadow of the colossus of the north is now feeling some sunlight, the lifting of the general state of siege mentality that normal relations will bring is ultra-important.

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