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This week's theme: Eponyms
pantagruelian (pan-tuh-groo-EL-ee-uhn) adjective
After Pantagruel, a giant king with an enormous appetite, the son of Gargantua, depicted in a series of novels by François Rabelais (c. 1490-1553).
"[Ilan Ros's] jowls are scarlet, and he's wearing a loose apron over his
Pantagruelian belly. He begins by gobbling up three slices of cold meat
in quick succession and then wipes his mouth on a paper napkin."
The louder he talks of honor, the faster we count our spoons. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)