Sentence Examples with the word towering

She patted the pocket in her skirt containing the paper on which Jule had scribbled down the phone number of the towering man before her.

But although the crests of its component ranges reach altitudes of 21,500 to 22,000 ft., they are not as a rule overtopped by individual peaks of commanding and towering elevation, as the Himalayas are, but run on the whole tolerably uniform and relatively at little greater altitude than the lofty valleys which separate them one from another.

They were unable to stand against the coldness of the king, against the hostility of the powerful and selfish faction of Bedford Whigs, and, above all, against the towering predominance of William Pitt.

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The cabal or clique which attacked the Cid had no effect whatever on the judgment of the public. All his subsequent masterpieces were received with the same ungrudging applause, and the rising star of Racine, even in conjunction with the manifest inferiority of Corneille's last five or six plays, with difficulty prevailed against the older poet's towering reputation.

Satisfied, Rhyn rose, towering over the tiny woman with flaxen hair.

Female figures, the artists trust more and more to swelling breasts and towering chignons, and load the neck with constantly accumulating jewels.

World Wide Insurance Company was in the heart of Philadelphia, occupying a towering structure that glared down on city hall and a thousand tired buildings, many dating back to the horse-drawn carriage days.

When they came to the mountain it proved to be a rugged, towering chunk of deep green glass, and looked dismal and forbidding in the extreme.

Entertained by her pep talk with the flowers, Deidre reached her towering apartment building a short time later and paused to collect the mail.

She doubted she'd ever get used to his towering size or strength.