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Synonyms for tower

Synonyms for tower

anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower

a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

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appear very large or occupy a commanding position

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One night in January when it was bitter cold and snow lay deep on the streets of Winesburg Curtis Hartman paid his last visit to the room in the bell tower of the church.
Therefore I am going to call down fire and blow up your tower, but it is only fair to give you a chance; now if you think you can break my enchantments and ward off the fires, step to the bat, it's your innings.
A white flag from within the fortress, and a parley--this dimly perceptible through the raging storm, nothing audible in it--suddenly the sea rose immeasurably wider and higher, and swept Defarge of the wine-shop over the lowered drawbridge, past the massive stone outer walls, in among the eight great towers surrendered!
He was never tired of visiting the museum in the tower, and spent endless hours in inspecting the exhibits, till he was thoroughly familiar with every detail of all of them.
But those towers, are not to be of the height of the front, but rather proportionable to the lower building.
I can't do anything without special authority, not if he were sitting on the top of the tower and putting out his tongue at us.
She seems bothered by the queer tower just as we were.
After a year or two, it came to pass that the king's son rode through the forest and passed by the tower.
From the middle of the building an ugly flat-topped octagonal tower ascended against the east horizon, and viewed from this spot, on its shady side and against the light, it seemed the one blot on the city's beauty.
Directly opposite me a massive tower rose to a height of three hundred feet.
That slate tower bang over the porch, with the dormer windows and the iron railing and flagstaff atop makes us a present of the period.
As every one knows, it is in the neighborhood of one hundred and eighty feet high--and I beg to observe that one hundred and eighty feet reach to about the hight of four ordinary three-story buildings piled one on top of the other, and is a very considerable altitude for a tower of uniform thickness to aspire to, even when it stands upright--yet this one leans more than thirteen feet out of the perpendicular.
Thus, with the exception of the fragile memory which the author of this book here consecrates to it, there remains to-day nothing whatever of the mysterious word engraved within the gloomy tower of Notre-Dame,--nothing of the destiny which it so sadly summed up.
And in another instant was the Vanator forgotten as the lofty, scarlet tower that had marked Lesser Helium for ages crashed to ground, carrying death and demolition upon the city beneath.
There was only one other solution--since I left the tower, our course had been altered some eight points.