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towering

adjective

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1 extending to a great distance upward
  • the towering mountain peaks of the Rockies

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2 going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount
  • doting parents who tend to give their children towering praise for very minor accomplishments

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towering

verb
present participle of tower

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The first known use of towering was in 1592

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“Towering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/towering. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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