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Origin of tremendous
Examples from the Web for tremendous
Great American leaders have long contributed profound thoughts of tremendous consequence to the public discourse.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“When I first met her I felt this tremendous surge of power,” he explained.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The rape question was a tremendous blunder,” Doar later observed.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a tremendous find, not just because he discovered all these first veterans of our first war in a vacant lot.
The Good Lie was filmed at a time of tremendous promise for South Sudan.
One bolt struck near with a tremendous shock and the air was driven in violent waves into the very mouth of the cave.The Keepers of the Trail|Joseph A. Altsheler
Just then a tremendous broken sea was observed to be bearing down upon the already sluggish vessel.The Dreadnought of the Air|Percy F. Westerman
We cannot escape this tremendous solidarity of the human race.Maids Wives and Bachelors|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
The few who are left after the tremendous volleys flee into the cornfield, towards the turnpike.Following the Flag|Charles Carleton Coffin
Dear Mr. Sherringham has tremendous ambitions—tremendous riguardi, as we used to say in Italy.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
Word Origin for tremendous
1630s, "awful, dreadful, terrible," from Latin tremendus "fearful, terrible," literally "to be trembled at," gerundive form of tremere "to tremble" (see tremble). Hyperbolic or intensive sense of "extraordinarily great or good, immense" is attested from 1812, paralleling semantic changes in terrific, terribly, awfully, etc.