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