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English definition of “towering”

towering

adjective uk   /ˈtaʊə.rɪŋ/ us    /ˈtaʊɚ.ɪŋ/
literary very high and making people feel respect: the towering walls of the AcropolisHigh, tall and deep very great: a towering figure in the British art world Laurence Olivier's Othello was a towering performance.EnormousBig and quite bigExtremely good
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