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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tow·er v. i. [imp. & p. p. towered p. pr. & vb. n. towering.] To rise and overtop other objects; to be lofty or very high; hence, to soar.
    On the other side an high rock towered still.   --Spenser.
    My lord protector's hawks do tower so well.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tow·er·ing a.
 1. Very high; elevated; rising aloft; as, a towering height.
 2. Hence, extreme; violent; surpassing.
    A man agitated by a towering passion.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of imposing height; especially standing out above others;
            "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring
            spires of the cathedral"; "towering iceburgs" [syn: eminent,
             lofty, soaring]