tremendously

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv tremendously extremely "he was enormously popular"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: "dous":tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous
    • tremendously In a tremendous manner; in a manner to awe or astonish; with excessive force or magnitude.
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Quotations

  • Norman Vincent Peale
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    “When every physical and mental resources is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.”
  • Richard of Saint Victor
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    “This gift is from God and not of man's deserving. But certainly no one ever receives such a great grace without tremendous labor and burning desire.”
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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    “Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.”
  • Oliver Goldsmith
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    “A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.”
  • Elwyn Brooks White
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    “You have been my friends, replied Charlotte, that in itself is a tremendous thing...”
  • Buckminster Fuller
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    “I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.”

Usage

In literature:

This Miko was, from our Earth standards, a tremendous, brawny giant.
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
All at once the tremendous artillery fire of the enemy ceased, and their infantry came on in massive lines.
"With Lee in Virginia" by G. A. Henty
Furthermore, it is well to remember that this attitude in itself has a tremendous influence upon both the physical and mental organism.
"Vitality Supreme" by Bernarr Macfadden
I had plenty of time for these reflections as K., after his one tremendous remark had resumed his writing at the desk.
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume I" by Ian Hamilton
Only now was he truly beginning to realize what a tremendous price he was paying ... and would have to pay all his life.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
Driven by six powerful oarsmen, the skiff was coming on at tremendous speed, and the shore was still a dim and distant line.
"Jack Haydon's Quest" by John Finnemore
And then I'm a tremendous fellow for reasons; that's my strong point, don't you know?
"The Tragic Muse" by Henry James
Because if it is you and I should be tremendously stirred up over it.
"Quiet Talks on Power" by S.D. Gordon
They laid plans for a world-wide organization which would have tremendous prestige and tremendous income.
"The Galaxy Primes" by Edward Elmer Smith
The actual fall would take only seven hours under the tremendous acceleration of the two masses!
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
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In poetry:

Channels Formosan
Typhoon-torn,
Towering, tremendous
Seas of the Horn:
"Portrait Of A Lady-2" by Cicely Fox Smith
Soldier.
Belshazzar's dead.
The wretched king breathed out his furious soul
In that tremendous groan.
"Belshazzar. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More
Let not tremendous oaths thy mouth defile,
Nor by the flesh and blood of Jesus swear;
Thou tramplest on thy Saviour's gore, the while
Thou dost proceed in such a vile career.
"Advice, How To Govern Our Words, According To God's Will" by Rees Prichard
Who heard thee not, in that tremendous hour,
When Britain mourn'd her surest anchor lost,
And saw her alienated Navies lour,
Like the charged tempest, round their parent coast?
"Sheridan" by Thomas Gent
Ah, in the night, all music haunts me here. . . .
Is it for naught high Heaven cracks and yawns
And the tremendous Amaranth descends
Sweet with the glory of ten thousand dawns?
"The Amaranth" by Vachel Lindsay
But long it lingered: more forlorn
Morn followed night and night the morn
As each no token gave;
This calm upon the mountain's crest
Was wearier deemed than the unrest
Of the tremendous wave.
"The Bird Of Grace" by Samuel John Stone

In news:

Jude Meyers, athletic director and interim superintendent of the Old Fort Local School District, said Tyler is a tremendous asset to the school.
It was a tremendous help.
City leaders face tremendous pressure to respond to crises quickly and decisively, and they frequently excel at doing just that.
This will add tremendous access to the Nashville Public Libraries to our collections.
" It's always been a tremendous day and a beehive of activity," Longfellow Principal Wendell Smith said.
The campaign to integrate the public facilities in Birmingham had been successful but also tremendously taxing.
A half-century of tremendous industrial growth begins in the US Millions of European immigrants will arrive over the coming decades, seeking work.
NASA released the first tremendously exciting data from the mission today.
A wobbly pass from wide receiver Sam Rathman made a tremendous difference on Thursday.
But this dish also typifies what's special about Café Martorano: Its chefs put tremendous care into every single ingredient.
If negotiations with Massillon Materials Inc go as planned, the village may see a tremendous jump in tax revenue next year and pay off village debt, according to Bolivar Mayor Becky Hubble.
Assassin 's Creed III is an impressive looking game with tremendous scope.
Over the past several years, I have had the tremendous privilege of serving with Nancy Peterson on the Davis Junior Blue Devil board.
Advances in technology and the widespread availability of IP network connectivity are fueling tremendous growth in video conferencing.
The tremendous success the we had would not have been possible without the generous help from our sponsors, contributors, attendees and members.
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In science:

The graph illustrates that increasing the exponent q slightly results in a tremendous improvement in the accuracy of the power scheme.
Finding structure with randomness: Probabilistic algorithms for constructing approximate matrix decompositions
Our qualifications here are minor, of course, as most versions of pair matching with a good choice of pre-treatment variables would normally represent a tremendous improvement over a complete randomization design with respect to bias, power, efficiency, and robustness.
Rejoinder: Matched Pairs and the Future of Cluster-Randomized Experiments
Bessel in space will be a task of tremendous analysis.
Homogenization of Fractional Kinetic Systems with Random Initial Data
A tremendous amount of work is being done on star-forming galaxies at high redshifts, where it is necessarily more difficult to study in detail the physical processes associated with star formation.
Extreme Starbursts in the Local Universe
The study of random structures has seen a tremendous success in modern combinatorics and theoretical computer science.
Quasi-randomness of graph balanced cut properties
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