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tow·er·ing

 (tou′ər-ĭng)
adj.
1. Of imposing height.
2. Outstanding; preeminent: a towering intellect.
3. Very great or intense: a towering rage.

tow′er·ing·ly adv.

towering

(ˈtaʊərɪŋ)
adj
1. very tall; lofty
2. outstanding, as in importance or stature
3. (prenominal) very intense: a towering rage.
ˈtoweringly adv

tow•er•ing

(ˈtaʊ ər ɪŋ)

adj.
1. very high or tall; lofty: a towering oak.
2. surpassing others; very great.
3. rising to an extreme degree of violence or intensity: a towering rage.
4. beyond the proper or usual limits; inordinate; excessive.
[1400–50]
tow′er•ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.towering - of imposing height; especially standing out above others; "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs"
high - (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"

towering

adjective
1. tall, high, great, soaring, elevated, gigantic, lofty, colossal towering cliffs of black granite
3. intense, violent, extreme, excessive, burning, passionate, mighty, fiery, vehement, inordinate, intemperate, immoderate I saw her in a towering rage only once.

towering

adjective
1. Imposingly high:
2. Far beyond what is usual, normal, or customary:
Informal: standout.
3. Awesomely or forbiddingly intense:
Translations
شاهِقعَنيف، شَديد، مُسْرِف
čnícídivokýnejvyšší
kolossaltårnhøj
toronymagasságú
gnæfandiofsa-, taumlaus
çok yüksekşiddetli

towering

[ˈtaʊərɪŋ] ADJ [peak, mountain] → elevado, imponente; [building] → muy alto, imponente por su altura; [figure] (in stature) → imponente, altísimo; (in literature, arts etc) → destacado, sobresaliente
in a towering ragecon una rabia terrible

towering

[ˈtaʊərɪŋ] adj
[mountain, cliff] → imposant(e)
(= impressive) [figure] → imposant(e)towing-rope [ˌtəʊɪŋˈrəʊp] ncâble m de remorquagetowing-truck [ˌtəʊɪŋˈtrʌk] ndépanneuse f

towering

adj
buildinghochragend, alles überragend; mountain(steil) aufragend; treehochgewachsen; the boy stood before the towering figure of his fatherder Schüler stand vor der hoch aufragenden Gestalt seines Vaters
(fig: = magnificent) achievement, presence, talentüberragend; performancehervorragend; a towering rageeine rasende or unbändige Wut; one of the towering giants of literatureeine der einsamen Größen der Literatur, ein Titan mder Literatur

towering

[ˈtaʊərɪŋ] adj (building, figure) → imponente, altissimo/a
in a towering rage (fig) → in preda a un violento accesso d'ira

tower

(ˈtauə) noun
a tall, narrow (part of a) building, especially (of) a castle. the Tower of London; a church-tower.
verb
to rise high. She is so small that he towers above her.
ˈtowering adjective
1. very high. towering cliffs.
2. (of rage, fury etc) very violent or angry. He was in a towering rage.
ˈtower-block noun
a very high block of flats, offices etc. They live in a tower-block.
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