elephantine

All Adjective Noun
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  • In his own elephantine way he loved them, when few of them could figure it out. Cited from The Masques of Ottawa, by Domino [AKA: Augustus Bridle]
  • I think you're really much more interesting when you're elephantine. Cited from Paradise Garden, by George Gibbs
  • The modern city has expanded and includes the formerly separate community on the island of Elephantine.
  • My stature seemed to increase from an even six feet to something like twelve, and my bulk became elephantine. Cited from A Fool and His Money, by G.B. McCutcheon
  • Usersatet was perhaps born in Elephantine or at least the region around this island.
  • Again shall I see the old Mayor who rules the whole town walking down the street with elephantine tread. Cited from Invisible Links, by Selma Lagerlof
  • These are those two well-developed and round arms of mine, resembling a pair of elephantine trunks. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4
  • They, like the press as a whole, were obviously waiting to see which way the great elephantine public would jump. Cited from The Regent, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • He is of the elephantine rather than the tiger species, a very mild young savage. Cited from Letters from Egypt, by Lucie Duff Gordon
  • Some day, perhaps, these elephantine old romances may come into fashion again, and we may obtain a precise list of them. Cited from Gossip in a Library, by Edmund Gosse
  • On the far right, there is a man with elephantine ears, while in the center we see a man covered in feathers.
  • Not that we would set down the art of the variety theatre as something to be condescended to, or our own art as elephantine. Cited from Annajanska, the Bolshevik Empress, by Shaw
  • The best known example of this kind can be seen on the island of Elephantine in Aswan.
  • The Jews of Egypt, or at least those of Elephantine, had their own temple. Cited from The Makers and Teachers of Judaism, by Charles Foster Kent
  • The lord of Elephantine brought his reply in person. Cited from History Of Egypt, Volume 1 (of 12), by G. Maspero
  • General Botha was big, large and great in body and brain -- elephantine! Cited from An Onlooker in France 1917-1919, by William Orpen
  • Then he toppled his supports over on the floor, and laughed until the pain in his elephantine foot bent him double. Cited from Colonel Carter of Cartersville, by F. H. Smith
  • He made some elephantine attempts at smartening his appearance. Cited from The Trimmed Lamp, etc., by O. Henry
  • He asked himself whether he believed seriously these preposterous things, or whether he was amusing himself in an elephantine way at their expense. Cited from The Magician, by Somerset Maugham
  • He went over the ground with huge elephantine bounds, runs, and jumps. Cited from The Dog Crusoe and his Master, by R.M. Ballantyne
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