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
China has accumulated its towering debt remarkably quickly.
Because passion for food is so universal, posting photos of it—your towering burgers, your buttery pastas—
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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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