French translation of 'towering'
- [mountain, cliff]
- (= impressive) [figure]
Example Sentences Including 'towering'
It was here that he met his bride, Hulda, a towering Swedish blonde who waitressed at Parson's Inn.AMAGANSETT (2004)
Natalya stood behind him, towering over him, silent, decorative.CHAMELEON (2002)
High amid the branches of a towering tree that stood in the centre of all there gleamed a white flet.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Trends of 'towering'
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- [building, mountain]
se dresser majestueusementto tower above sb/sth or to tower over sb/sth [building, mountain]
se dresser au-dessus de qn/qch[person]
dominer qn/qch de toute sa hauteur
Example Sentences Including 'tower'
I got up from Verity's chair with a groan; two steps carried me to the tower window.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Stephanie could just make out the Ostankino TV tower in the distant Moscow night.CHAMELEON (2002)
Thinking of his tower workshop inevitably led him to The Book of the Dead.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
'towering' in Other Languages
Translation of towering from the Collins English to French Dictionary