Part of speech: adjective

Like a tower; lofty.

Part of speech: adjective

Violent; intense; furious.

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Usage examples "towering":

  1. A forest tree wreathed with golden allamandas, when seen for the first time, is a new and never- to- be- forgotten revelation of beauty, forming a towering mass of bloom. - "The Pearl of India", Maturin M. Ballou.
  2. He worked himself up into a towering rage. - "The Boy With the U. S. Foresters", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
  3. I am not warmed by the idea of a marble image standing with outstretched arm in the Abbey or sitting on a horse for ever in the streets, wet or fine, or perched up on a towering column to be a convenience to vagrant birds. - "Leaves in the Wind", A. G. Gardiner.