Yet it is no exaggeration to say this lanky Texan with prodigious talent fired a huge salvo in the thawing of the Cold War.
In Super, there are a few delicately written sex scenes the prodigious author feels no compunction about writing.
His feats of memory about novels or history were prodigious.
Gingrich is an idea factory, an organizational genius, and a prodigious fundraiser.
No biography of Jack Nicholson could long skirt the issue of his prodigious appetites.
Their adventures during that prodigious night are not to be described.
The clamour of voices from that quarter was prodigious, but there were no shots.
His name was Arrogante, and he was an animal of prodigious power.
These numbers are possibly exaggerated, but they really were prodigious.
But where was the populace, amid all this prodigious wealth?
1550s, "ominous," from Middle French prodigieux and directly from Latin prodigiosus "strange, wonderful, marvelous, unnatural," from prodigium (see prodigy). Meaning "vast, enormous" is from c.1600. Related: Prodigiously; prodigiosity.