Usage examples for massive

  1. It was a massive piece of furniture in its way, with a large cross- piece running from side to side underneath. – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
  2. Robert and Dorothy looked at its massive walls, and I hearn him say sunthin' to her kinder low about " how love wuz stronger than time or death." – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  3. It is about two hundred feet square, twenty- five feet high, and as many feet thick, of solid stone, just like a massive wall. – Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California by Mary Evarts Anderson
  4. The massive table, brightly spread, groans with the mighty feast. – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  5. The nobles and knights, who lived sword in hand behind their battlements and massive walls, were the rulers of the country. – A History of English Prose Fiction by Bayard Tuckerman
  6. Found it upon the massive and eternal rock, you cannot make it more enduring than his fame! – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  7. All those hundreds of well- bound books, and the massive oak furniture. – Doctor Luttrell's First Patient by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  8. The force of the impact had splashed the solid soil as a stone will splash soft mud, and around the ship there was a massive ridge of earth. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  9. Then I became aware of Octon's massive figure coming from the opposite direction; he was walking full in the middle of the road, which at this point is not very broad- just wide enough for two carriages to pass one another between the banks, which rise sharply on either side to the height of nearly three feet. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  10. I distinctly heard the thud of the bullet as it crashed into the massive skull; but there was no shriek this time; the beast simply collapsed and sank. – The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn by Harry Collingwood
  11. Its walls were thick and solid, its doors massive, and the doors and windows were snug- fitting; therefore, the fact that I now felt a perceptible rush of air could signify but one thing- that an outside door or window had been opened. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  12. He was a huge, heavy, massive creature, of a pale brown colour, carrying two horns, one very long and pointed, the second short, strong, but blunt. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  13. We wander on through the huge and massive gates of entrance, between the ranks of sacred animals. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. Even from afar, however, Jadar's massive central tent dominated. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  15. Then from behind the counter he thrust forth a hand, hard and massive, towards Hugh John, who took it in his strong grip. – Sweethearts at Home by S. R. Crockett
  16. In that moment a splendid shape, gleaming like a bolt of silver, shot a clear foot into the air and fell back with a massive splash. – Children of the Wild by Charles G. D. Roberts
  17. The sea, which is often very rough on this spot, has left nothing remaining but the massive part of the engine, where it can be perceived between the two rocks, covered with thick weed. – Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849 by William O. S. Gilly
  18. Barney halted close to the massive panels. – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  19. The light lay like a blade's sharp edge around the massive circle. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  20. We ascended some stairs, shut off from the lower floor by a massive locked door, and passed along some dreary stone passages, protected by more doors. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins