leviathan
[ li-vahy-uh-thuhn ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Hebrew via late Latin from Hebrew liwyāṯān
Synonyms
  • beast
  • behemoth
  • giant
  • whale
Antonyms
  • diminutive
  • peewee
  • runt
  • small
Definition
anything of immense size or power
Example
The humpback whale is a leviathan of the sea.
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