big (adv.) Old form(s): bigge
strongly, forcefully, with depth
R2 III.ii.114[Scroop to King Richard] Boys with women's voices / Strive to speak big [i.e. like men]
Tim I.i.33[Poet to Painter, of someone in his picture for Timon] How big imagination / Moves in this lip!
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