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May 11, 2014 - Word of the Day: vast


The word 'vast" means very, very large. You can use this word to describe distance and amounts.

  • The universe is vast. There are billions of galaxies that make up the universe.
  • The U.S. Library of Congress contains a vast collection of books and documents.
  • Vast sums of money have been spent on wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • The oceans house a vast collection of aquatic life.
  • Jeremy has a vast knowledge of Egyptian history.
  • The vast plains of North American were once home to millions of buffalo.

The word "vastness" is a noun:

  • The vastness of the universe boggles the imagination.
  • An ocean is a good place to contemplate the vastness of time and space.



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