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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

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

We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in colour 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.
J. B. Priestley

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

Most of my adult life I had this towering contempt for America.
Robert Crumb

I'd rather kill myself than dress like Victoria Beckham in towering heels day after day.
Britt Ekland
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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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