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tow·er·ing

towering

 
pronunciation:
taU r Ing
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: very tall; lofty.
The house is shaded by towering trees on all sides.The view of the towering mountains was breathtaking.
synonyms:
lofty
similar words:
colossal, enormous, high, huge, immense, imposing, mountainous, tall, titanic
definition 2: surpassing others; outstanding.
Each student in the program must have 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 over the unfairness of their decision.
synonyms:
great, intense, mighty, tremendous
similar words:
fierce, powerful, severe, violent
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derivation: toweringly (adv.)