tower of strength

Definition of tower of strength

  1. :  an emotionally strong person who gives a lot of support or help during difficult times She's been a/my tower of strength during my illness.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a building or structure typically higher than its diameter and high relative to its surroundings that may stand apart (such as a campanile) or be attached (such as a church belfry) to a larger structure and that may be fully walled in or of skeleton framework (such as an observation or transmission tower)

    :  a towering citadel :  fortress

    :  one that provides support or protection :  bulwark

  1. :  to reach or rise to a great height

    :  to exhibit superior qualities :  surpass

  1. :  the quality or state of being strong :  capacity for exertion or endurance

    :  power to resist force :  solidity, toughness

    :  power of resisting attack :  impregnability

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to cast off or become cast off

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