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This week's theme: eponyms.
gargantuan (gar-GAN-choo-uhn) adjective
[After Gargantua, a voracious giant, the father of Pantagruel, in a series of novels by François Rabelais (c. 1490-1553).]
-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
"Walls were built around Constantinople, gargantuan chains were set
over the Bosporus and the Golden Horn to prevent any attempts by the
enemy to enter."
I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves. -Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher (1889-1951)
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