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adjective     towering pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    much taller than surrounding people or things

    towering snow-covered mountains

  2. 2
    mainly journalism extremely impressive, important, or successful

    Picasso is a towering figure in the history of 20th-century art.

  3. 3
    mainly literary very powerful or extreme

    She charged into the room in a towering rage.

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