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Adjective
Extremely tall, especially in comparison with the surroundings
“For ever since I saw that birthday cake - towering and tall - I have never been able to replicate its height.”
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Very large or great in size or extent
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“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.”
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Of great importance or influence
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“Willie Ryan in the Portarlington back-line was a towering influence and had a great game.”
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Of great intensity
“In that film, a towering epic of stupidity, the astronauts confront a bunch of super-lame CGI aliens who hold hands and cry.”
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Poised or dignified in style, tone, or form
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Excessive in degree or amount
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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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Causing a spinning sensation
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Severe or harsh in nature
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Too long
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Rare in nature
Noun
An act or instance of evelating or rising up
“The earth movers are towering, terrifying machines, bigger than most of the concrete shanty houses they were sent in to destroy.”
Preposition
Surpassing in number or quantity
Verb
Present participle for rise to or reach a great height
“They will tower over drivers from either side of slip road exits and entrances at junction three for the 12-month trial period.”
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Present participle for to surpass or be better than something or someone else
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Present participle for to elevate or extend in an upward direction or motion
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Present participle for to grow larger or more numerous
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