One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘an extraordinary coincidence’
remarkable, exceptional, amazing, astonishing, astounding, marvellous, wonderful, sensational, stunning, incredible, unbelievable, miraculous, phenomenal, prodigious, spectacular
striking, outstanding, momentous, impressive, singular, signal, pre-eminent, memorable, unforgettable, never to be forgotten, unique, arresting, eye-catching, conspicuous, noteworthy, notable, great
out of the ordinary, unusual, uncommon, rare, surprising, curious, strange, odd, peculiar, uncanny
informal fantastic, terrific, tremendous, stupendous, awesome, amazeballs, out of this world, unreal
2‘moving with extraordinary speed’
very great, considerable, tremendous, huge, enormous, immense, colossal, massive, prodigious, stupendous, monumental, mammoth, vast, gigantic, giant, mighty, epic, monstrous, substantial
informal astronomical, almighty
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