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towering

tow·er·ing

towering

pronunciation:
taU r Ing
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: very tall; lofty.
synonyms:
lofty
similar words:
colossal, enormous, high, huge, immense, imposing, mountainous, tall, titanic
definition 2: surpassing others; outstanding.
a towering intellect
synonyms:
exceptional, superlative
similar words:
extraordinary, outstanding, preeminent, sublime, superior, supreme, surpassing, transcendent
definition 3: of a high degree of intensity.
She was in a towering rage.
synonyms:
great, intense, mighty, tremendous
similar words:
fierce, powerful, severe, violent
derivation: toweringly (adv.)