Overtopping

verb
Definition of Overtopping:

appear, often imposingly


Synonyms of Overtopping:

emerge, hover, stand out, overshadow, mount, come on, portend, brew, threaten, dominate, soar, lower, gather, figure, show, issue, top, rise, impress, emanate, dawn, bulk, near, await, overhang, tower, menace, approach, impend, rear, make up, overtop, be at hand, be coming, be forthcoming, be imminent, be in the cards, be in the wind, be near, become visible, break through, come forth, come into view, come on the scene, hang over, seem huge, seem large, take shape


Opposite/Antonyms of Overtopping:

neglect, drop, descend, abandon, decline, fall, leave


Sentence/Example of Overtopping:

Overtopping others in character, he was conspicuous also in debate.

Her sweet, proud face was near him once again, overtopping his manhood.

Overtopping attribute of God, all of whose attributes are immeasurable.

He was a man of commanding stature, overtopping the squire who rode close behind him, and dwarfing the men-at-arms by contrast.

These "bruisers" of the hunting field ought to be made to carry three stone dead weight; they should be "trashed for overtopping."

He was a big fellow, broad shouldered and tall, overtopping the chief by several inches, though the latter was not short.

Mr. Jope glanced back at the roof of Merry-Garden, which from the quay could be seen just overtopping the laylocks.

To the rear of these, overtopping all at intervals, lofty snow-clads lifted their white crowns into the sunshine.

The belfries and roofs of mediæval Orange rose in the clear air, overtopping the half ruined theatre in many places.

Overtopping all are the fields of snow, the great reservoirs of the springs and rivers which fertilize the country.





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