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Definition of Towering


  1. of Tower
  2. Very high; elevated; rising aloft; as, a towering height.
  3. Hence, extreme; violent; surpassing.

Towering Quotations

We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in color and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types.
Joseph Priestley

Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.
Abraham Lincoln

You must thank the gods for art, those of us who have been fortunate enough to stumble onto this means of venting our craziness, our meanness, our towering disgust.
Robert Crumb

Work creates an enormous sense of self and I saw that in my mother. She was an enormous, towering figure to me in the best possible way. I picked up a lot of things from her in the way that I work... I also picked up a lot of the failings of when your father doesn't have those things and that results in a house that turns into a minefield.
Bruce Springsteen

During National Playground Safety Week, I'll celebrate common-sense safety. I'll also celebrate skinned knees and bruised elbows. I'll celebrate so-called 'dangerous' playgrounds - playgrounds with see-saws, zip lines and towering slides.
Darell Hammond
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Towering Translations

towering in German is gewaltig, emporragend, sich erhebend
towering in Italian is poderoso
towering in Spanish is pujante
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