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Great Adjective Synonyms
spectacular, marvelous, outstanding, excellent, superb, grand, wonderful, fine fantastic, terrific, stupendous, marvy, smashing, fantabulous, tickety-boo
He says that we missed a truly great show.

big, large, huge, immense, enormous, gigantic, giant, grand, extensive, prodigious, colossal, massive, vast, tremendous, spacious, capacious, mammoth, gargantuan, monstrous, titanic, Cyclopean, Brobdingnagian
Europe was covered by a great forest. A great castle loomed before me.

talented, gifted, excellent, outstanding, exceptional, major, superlative, superior, leading, best, incomparable, matchless, peerless, skilful, artistic, brilliant, first-rate, remarkable, top, accomplished
Flaubert was one of the greatest writers of his age. Tamara is a good dancer, but not a great dancer.

extreme, considerable, marked, pronounced, inordinate, extraordinary, significant, excess, excessive
I have something of great importance to tell you. Your news created great confusion.

terrible, bad, awful, unforgivable, horrendous, heinous, grievous, horrific, horrible, terrific, huge, colossal, enormous, gigantic, significant, cardinal, egregious, basic, profound, flagrant, glaring, arrant, consummate, out-and-out
Inviting her at the same time as her ex-husband was a great mistake.

important, prominent, major, eminent, celebrated, distinguished, famous, famed, renowned, notable, noteworthy, illustrious, outstanding, well-known, weighty, influential, eximious
What of the great universities, like Oxford and Cambridge? Our mayor thinks of himself as a great man.

large, huge, immense, enormous, gigantic, prodigious, vast, tremendous, abundant, countless
Plague killed a great number of people.

keen, zealous, eager, active, enthusiastic, devoted, ardent, passionate
Frank is a great stamp collector.

talented, skilled, skilful, adroit, clever, adept, able, proficient, expert
Daphne is really great at playing bridge.

close, devoted, dedicated, fast, faithful, true, loyal, intimate, loving
Graham and Pembroke quickly became great friends.

critical, important, crucial, momentous, significant, serious, weighty, consequential
Those were great days for the history of England.

lofty, elevated, exalted, noble, high-minded, grand
Great thoughts come from great minds.

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