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adjective towering pronunciation in American English /ˈtaʊrɪŋ/

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  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.
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  3. 3
    mainly literary very powerful or extreme
    She charged into the room in a towering rage.

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