Sentence: One gargantuan project is the city’s plaza program, which has created a series of pedestrianized plazas across the city by converting unused pockets of land or changing traffic patterns. The decision was aided by studies showing that people needed to live within 10 minutes of a park, or open space, in order to use it. (Source: www.nytimes.com)
Meaning: Enormous; Huge.
How To Remember?
“Gargantuan” should remind you of a giant who gorges on a huge amount of food. Remember thus!
Massive; Huge; Colossal; Vast; Immense; Cosmic; Tremendous; Gigantic; Giant; Monstrous; Towering; Mammoth; Prodigious; Elephantine; Mountainous.
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[Now, Kaa in “The Jungle Book” was one gargantuan snake, wasn’t she?]
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