tall


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Synonyms for tall

extending to a great height

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having a rather great upward projection

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not easy to do, achieve, or master

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a garment size for a tall person

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great in vertical dimension

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lofty in style

impressively difficult

too improbable to admit of belief

References in classic literature ?
The tall youth, not noticing the disappearance of his foe, waved his bare arm and went on talking incessantly, attracting general attention to himself.
Am I not right, good Christians?" said the tall youth, with a scarcely perceptible smile.
For a time the tall dark girl thought she would marry the jeweler's son.
After the tall dark girl came to know Doctor Reefy it seemed to her that she never wanted to leave him again.
"That's all right," said the tall soldier as he entered.
"Oh, you'll see fighting this time, my boy, what'll be regular out-and-out fighting," added the tall soldier, with the air of a man who is about to exhibit a battle for the benefit of his friends.
Maggie sat down again, with little faith in this promise, though she presently saw the tall girl putting a bridle on the donkey, and throwing a couple of bags on his back.
When the woman had patted her on the back, and said "Good-by," the donkey, at a strong hint from the man's stick, set off at a rapid walk along the lane toward the point Maggie had come from an hour ago, while the tall girl and the rough urchin, also furnished with sticks, obligingly escorted them for the first hundred yards, with much screaming and thwacking.
The third and last pilgrim moved by, before long, and he said: "Ah, what a tall, graceful girl!
a tall girl of nineteen advanced toward Miriam and offered her a cup
The idea of a man's walking about all day with a dreadful horse that he can't get rid of!' The depressed Pickwickians turned moodily away, with the tall quadruped, for which they all felt the most unmitigated disgust, following slowly at their heels.
Seen now, in broad daylight, she looked tall, fair, and shapely; brown eyes with a benignant light in their irids, and a fine pencilling of long lashes round, relieved the whiteness of her large front; on each of her temples her hair, of a very dark brown, was clustered in round curls, according to the fashion of those times, when neither smooth bands nor long ringlets were in vogue; her dress, also in the mode of the day, was of purple cloth, relieved by a sort of Spanish trimming of black velvet; a gold watch (watches were not so common then as now) shone at her girdle.
"Then this house does not belong to that tall lady who wears a watch, and who said we were to have some bread and cheese?"
He had been a tall, handsome young man then, and her Aunt Una was a beautiful girl of nineteen.
I never thought you were so tall by two or three inches."