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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of tower.
- adj. Equipped with a tower.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Adorned or defended by towers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having or bearing towers; adorned or defended by towers.
- In heraldry, having towers or turrets: noting a castle or a city wall used as a bearing.
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I thought this was a weird touch of film choice of horses for the two actors, because the Friesain towered over the Andalusian.
The 5-foot-10 Schelin towered over a North Korean defender and easily headed the ball into the back of the net.
I had formed a union with a family who had neither sentiment nor sensibility; I was doomed to bear the society of ignorance and pride; I was treated as though I had been the most abject of beings, even at a time when my conscious spirit soared as far above their powers to wound it as the mountain towered over the white battlements of my then solitary habitation.
Her arm with its sword towered as if for the first time, and the free breezes wafted around her figure.
McCain, on the other hand, creepily hovered ( "towered" would be an overstatement) over her the whole time she was speaking, forcing her to do the whole speech largely in reference to him, not able to concentrate on her putative audience.
- NFL stars I "towered" over: Deangelo Williams, Ray Rice, Maurice Jones-Drew.
At a statuesque 12 ½ inches tall, Darci towered over Barbie and other fashion dolls.
MEXICO CITY— Carlos Slim has towered above Mexico for years, a seemingly untouchable figure who thwarted business rivals and regulators with such ease that his telephone empire eventually made him the world's richest man.
And it towered over its only neighbour, a small, ramshackle dwelling made of rough bricks with plastic sheeting for windows.
Top models Behati Prinsloo, Tati Cotliar and Anna Selezneva towered above many of the other guests, draping themselves over the shoulders of their favorite designers and writers.