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 for voluminous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Voluminous \Vo*lu"mi*nous\, a. [L. voluminosus: cf. F.
     volumineux.]
     Of or pertaining to volume or volumes. Specifically: 
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     (a) Consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions.
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               But ended foul in many a scaly fold,
               Voluminous and vast.                 --Milton.
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               Over which dusky draperies are hanging, and
               voluminous curtains have long since fallen. --De
                                                    Quincey.
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     (b) Of great volume, or bulk; large. --B. Jonson.
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     (c) Consisting of many volumes or books; as, the collections
         of Muratori are voluminous.
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     (d) Having written much, or produced many volumes; copious;
         diffuse; as, a voluminous writer.
         [1913 Webster] -- Vo*lu"mi*nous*ly, adv. --
         Vo*lu"mi*nous*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  voluminous
      adj 1: large in volume or bulk; "a voluminous skirt"
      2: marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the
         mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to
         steer the car down a twisty track" [syn: tortuous,
         twisting, twisty, winding, voluminous]
      3: large in number or quantity (especially of discourse); "she
         took copious notes"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"
         [syn: copious, voluminous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "voluminous":
     Gargantuan, ample, amplitudinous, astronomical, awesome, big,
     billowing, boundless, broad, bulky, capacious, cavernous, colossal,
     commodious, comprehensive, copious, cosmic, deep, enormous,
     expansive, extended, extending, extensive, far-reaching, galactic,
     generous, gigantic, great, huge, immeasurable, immense, infinite,
     king-size, large, legion, loose, mammoth, massive, massy, monster,
     monstrous, monumental, mountainous, multifarious, multitudinal,
     multitudinous, numerous, outsize, overgrown, oversized, populous,
     prodigious, roomy, several, sizable, spacious, spreading,
     stupendous, substantial, sundry, titanic, tremendous, various,
     vast, weighty, wide, widespread
  
  

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