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  • adj. superlative form of vast: most vast.


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  • A new country, bounded by the oceans, situated just right in latitude, with the richest land and vastest natural resources of any country in the world, settled by immigrants who had thrown off all the leading strings of the Old World and were in the humor for democracy.


  • As emperor, Iturbide held sway over one of the vastest territories ever under the rule of one man, an area that ranged from Oregon to Panama and included what are today the states of California, Texas, Arizona and New Mexico.

    Chameleon adventurer: the astonishing career of Agustín de Iturbide

  • It's like the vastest thing there is, and we are sending people back to the one minuscule spot we've already been!

    Ben Fractenberg: We're Going To The Moon...Again

  • Imagine the speed, memory, and processing power of the vastest supercomputers coupled with the intuition and creativity of the most profound artists, scientists, and sages known to humanity and you'll begin to appreciate a fraction of the ability of these minds.

    Science Phantasy

  • It's always a tiny weeny minority having the fun and the vastest of the vast majorities paying the bill.

    Committee Urges Multi-Destination Plan for NASA Human Space Flight | Universe Today

  • Wikipedia, history's vastest compendium of useless information, actually has an entry for "own goal"

    Torture in America's Schools

  • The Ilulissat glacier is the vastest in the world.

    Willow Bay: Howard Ruby's Polar Bears Give A Face To Global Warming

  • American business is still heroically capitalistic, entrepreneurs brilliant and brave at creatively serving the needs of the people, though hog-tied by the vastest government in history.

    Lew Rockwell: Empire of Debt

  • Which only shows how small the vastest of human catastrophes may seem, at a distance of a few million miles.

    The Door in the Wall, and other stories

  • Costume was not unpleasant during this period, because of its simplicity; the human figures in the scene at least are tolerable; but these scientific Puritans also produced some of the clumsiest architecture, the most gaunt and ungainly housing blocks, the dullest forests, endless vistas of straight stems, and the vastest, most hideous dams and power-stations, pylon-lines, pipe-lines, and so forth that the planet has ever borne.

    The Shape of Things to Come


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