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Adjective
Extremely tall, especially in comparison with the surroundings
“We also knew simple whipped cream didn't have enough structure to hold up under the weight of this towering cake.”
Adjective
Very large or great in size or extent
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“On a high hill above the Ohio River and in the state of West Virginia, there stands a towering monument.”
Adjective
Physically large or well-built
“Doug Kiesling looks like a nightclub bouncer, a towering man with a gift for weaving remarkable, expletive-laced tapestries about the storms he's seen.”
Adjective
High in rank, influence, authority or superiority
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“Willie Ryan in the Portarlington back-line was a towering influence and had a great game.”
Adjective
Characterized by great force or intensity
“Just at this moment, a passionate growl was heard, and old Mr. Kennedy rushed out of the fort in a towering rage.”
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Excessive in degree or amount
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“In that film, a towering epic of stupidity, the astronauts confront a bunch of super-lame CGI aliens who hold hands and cry.”
Adjective
Poised or dignified in style, tone, or form
“For, within the play, there are few, if any, immediately memorable, canonical lines of towering language that have filtered into the larger culture.”
Adjective
Grand or imposing in appearance
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“The towering arches of this august structure, would also offer to mariners in distress an object towards which they might steer their course.”
Adjective
Denotes the effectiveness or dominance of a particular action
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Sophisticated in a way that is intended to impress
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Too long
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Adjective
Weighing heavily on the mind or spirits
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Rare in nature
Noun
An act or instance of evelating or rising up
“His favourite photograph was one of a towering electricity pylon and a large graffiti mural in Mitcham town centre.”
Preposition
Surpassing in number or quantity
Verb
Present participle for to rise to or reach a great height while overlooking something
“The mop-heads of the palm trees tower over most of the tall buildings on the strip.”
Verb
Present participle for to be superior in class, status, size or rank
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“Though a few giant corporations and holding companies tower over the rest in terms of market capitalization, the economy is most characterized by small to medium-sized companies.”
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Present participle for to elevate or extend in an upward direction or motion
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Verb
Present participle for to grow larger or more numerous
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