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tall

tall

 
 
pronunciation:
tawl
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: taller, tallest
definition 1: of more than the average height.
We need a tall person to get the box down from the top shelf.
 
synonyms:
high, lofty
antonyms:
short, small
similar words:
big, large
definition 2: being a certain height.
Mel is four feet tall.
synonyms:
high
antonyms:
wide
similar words:
long
definition 3: (informal) hard to believe or made-up.
He told a tall tale.
synonyms:
fabulous, mythical
antonyms:
believable
similar words:
absurd, illogical, incredible
derivation: tallness (n.)
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