Examples of towering in a Sentence
He flew into a towering rage.
the towering mountain peaks of the Rockies
Recent Examples of towering from the Web
Mike Zunino led off the second with his 12th homer of the season — a towering solo drive to left.
As many as 200 of the lanky white birds are flopping awkwardly in the tops of the towering trees, roosting, squawking, falling out of nests.
Coppola and her crew have created this world in haunting detail, from the opening passage — a child works her way through a towering cathedral of trees — to the mist and hanging moss that seem to cut the place off from the rest of the world.
Within minutes, our convoy is nosing its way through afternoon traffic, five towering oddities among an ocean of motorbikes.
Which is why to this day, whenever I’m faced with a towering pile of gritty produce—be it kale, spinach, lettuces, or anything else—
Look up to the right, at the back of the American Hotel, to glimpse a towering portrait of a Navajo weaver by artist El Mac.
The civic complex could then be demolished and make way for two mixed-use developments - including a towering structure fronting Church Street.
Despite his towering stature as a physicist, Penrose has encountered resistance to his theory of consciousness.
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First Known Use of towering
TOWERING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of towering for English Language Learners
: very tall
: very powerful or intense
: very great or impressive
TOWERING Defined for Kids
Definition of towering for Students
1 : rising high : tall Another match … illuminated a massive, towering, teetering pile of … soup bowls. — Kate DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux
2 : very powerful or intense a towering rage
3 : going beyond proper bounds towering ambition
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