behemoth

behemoth \ bih-HEE-muhth \ , noun;

1. Any creature or thing of monstrous size or power
2. An animal, perhaps the hippopotamus, mentioned in the Book of Job.

Quotes:
All the sportive rollickings of all the animals, fromthe agile fawn to the unwieldly behemoth, aredances taught them by nature.
— Ambrose Bierce, They All Dance

Origin:
Behemoth derives from the Hebrew b’hemoth in the Book of Job, but may be a folk etymology of Egyptian pehemau , “water-ox,” the name for the hippopotamus.

My alter ego fighting the kid-drawn behemoth.
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