monstrous
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monstrous(
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struhs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (extremely ugly)
a. monstruoso
The ogre's monstrous aspect hid a kind heart.El aspecto monstruoso del ogro ocultaba un corazón generoso.
2. (huge)
a. enorme
Wilbur ate a monstrous omelet made with six eggs before heading out to work in the fields.Wilbur comió un omelette enorme hecho con seis huevos antes de salir a trabajar en el campo.
b. gigantesco
We saw some monstrous statues from the Soviet era while touring Budapest.Vimos unas estatuas gigantescas de la era soviética cuando recorrimos Budapest.
3. (outrageous)
a. monstruoso
I will not dignify such a monstrous and unfounded accusation with a reply.No voy a dignificar una acusación tan monstruosa y sin fundamento respondiendo.
b. escandaloso
If you don't speak out against such monstrous behavior, you are encouraging him.Si no hablas en contra de este tipo de comportamiento escandaloso, lo estás alentando.
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monstrous
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (repugnant, enormous)
a. monstruoso(a)
it is monstrous that…es una monstruosidad que…
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monstrous [ˈmɒnstrəs]
adjective
1 (huge) enorme; gigantesco
2 (dreadful) monstruoso
it is monstrous that ... es una verdadera vergüenza or un auténtico escándalo que
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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