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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of imposing height.

Usage examples (36)
  • It's not the towering sail, but the unseen wind that moves the ship.
  • Verb (used without object) : The skyscraper towers above the city. ,She towers above the other students
  • "Do you see that mountain towering directly south of us?" he asked.
  • Paternoster's voice is often described as towering, and it certainly can be, but in less full-throttle moments she sounds oddly elfin. for more
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