"hulks" in the noun sense
1. giant, hulk, heavyweight, whale
a very large person impressive in size or qualities
a ship that has been wrecked and abandoned
"hulks" in the verb sense
1. loom, tower, predominate, hulk
appear very large or occupy a commanding position
"The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"
"Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"
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