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Adjective
Large in scale or size
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“A great thunderstorm is expected on our shores soon.”
Adjective
Large in quantity
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“He struck gold and left with a great sum of cash.”
Adjective
Impressive or striking
“The tall skyscraper was a great achievement in design and architecture.”
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(applied to persons) Recognized for possessing power, talents or achievements
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“The class focused on the great religious leaders of the last century.”
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Of significant importance or consequence
“He had to make a great decision with life-changing repercussions.”
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(often followed by 'at') Skilful or adroit
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“The virtuoso had always been great at composing music from a young age.”
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(informal) Very good
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“The food at the cafe was great.”
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Possessing enthusiasm or passion
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“I'm a great fan of Kanye West's music.”
Adjective
Having, or characterized by, a generous nature
“This was a vilification of one who had a great heart in him, a heart so generous and true.”
Adjective
Belonging to, or characteristic of, the aristocracy
“Arya Stark was a descendant of one of the great families of Winterfell.”
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Lasting or extending for a great period of time
“It has been a great while since we last met.”
Adjective
(informal, intensifier) Extreme or absolute in degree
“His crime was a great disgrace to his community.”
Adjective
In common use
“Neoclassicism was a great art movement during the years from the early 20th century.”
Adjective
(obsolete) Pregnant with child or young
“The ewes great with young.”
Adjective
Characteristic of great strength or forcefulness
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Characterized by extreme force, degree, or strength
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Characterized by a good or happy sentiment
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Upstanding, especially law-abiding
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Too long
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Suitable in the most precise manner
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Used for emphasis, especially of something bad
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Forceful, or having an immediate impact
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Having a healthy skin tone, especially one that is reddish in color
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Painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate
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Full of determination
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Noun
A person of major significance
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“Mozart is a great in the history of classical music.”
Adverb
In a very satisfactory manner
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“The new oven works great for roasting chicken.”
Adverb
(rare) To a great degree or extent
“He lived in a great big mansion.”
Interjection
Expression of gladness and content
Great! I look forward to it.”
Interjection
Sarcastic way of expressing frustration
Great! She has stood me up again!”
Interjection
An elliptical exclamation of satisfaction or commendation
Interjection
Used to express agreement or acceptance
Interjection
An exclamation of praise or endorsement of an achievement
Idiom
Idiomatic expressions for great
“Yet the evidence gathers each year like a thumping great storm cloud.”
Determiner
A large amount or degree of
Determiner
(informal, sarcastic) Used ironically to express disapproval
Prefix
To a great or extreme degree
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