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tow·er1

tower1

 
 
pronunciation:
taU r
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a tall, narrow building or part of a building that rises high above the ground.
We climbed up a lookout tower and saw for miles in every direction.
 
similar words:
beacon, belfry, lookout, overlook, spire, steeple, turret
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part of speech: verb
inflections: towers, towering, towered
definition: to rise high or far above others; reach a great height.
He towers over his father.
similar words:
ascend, climb, lift, mount, peak, rise, soar, spire, stretch
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derivation: towerlike (adj.)
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