A monster dunk on the Boston Celtics Jason Terry led to Terry being pronounced dead on Wikipedia.
Forty years later, corporate America beholds the monster it created.
monster may have to put out most of its fires behind the scenes, Ignon says.
In an attempt to vanquish the monster, the superheroes step in and pummel him, knocking him to the ground.
A monster, Mayer says, would have let the cellar babies die.
The Count, it appeared, was a monster of jealousy—he had led her a dreadful life.
But in those days a father who demanded obedience wasn't considered a monster.
Hidesato, without a moment's hesitation, climbed over the monster and proceeded on his way.
But Theseus by this time had leaped up, and caught the monster off his guard.
Here was another undercurrent, driving a monster iceberg through a field of broken ice at the rate of four knots per hour!
early 14c., "malformed animal or human, creature afflicted with a birth defect," from Old French monstre, mostre "monster, monstrosity" (12c.), and directly from Latin monstrum "divine omen, portent, sign; abnormal shape; monster, monstrosity," figuratively "repulsive character, object of dread, awful deed, abomination," from root of monere "warn" (see monitor (n.)). Abnormal or prodigious animals were regarded as signs or omens of impending evil. Extended by late 14c. to imaginary animals composed of parts of creatures (centaur, griffin, etc.). Meaning "animal of vast size" is from 1520s; sense of "person of inhuman cruelty or wickedness" is from 1550s. As an adjective, "of extraordinary size," from 1837. In Old English, the monster Grendel was an aglæca, a word related to aglæc "calamity, terror, distress, oppression."
monster mon·ster (mŏn'stər)
An animal, a plant, or other organism having structural defects or deformities.
A fetus or an infant that is grotesquely abnormal and usually not viable.