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  • as inlofty
  • as insky-high
  • as intowering

synonyms for spiring

  • soaring
  • towering
  • aerial
  • airy
  • high-rise
  • lifted
  • raised
  • sky-high
  • skyscraping
  • skyward
  • tall
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antonyms for spiring

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  • below
  • beneath
  • humble
  • low
  • modest
  • unobtrusive
    • common
    • insignificant
    • little
    • low
    • miniature
    • modest
    • ordinary
    • poor
    • small
    • teeny
    • tiny
    • trivial
    • unimportant
    • unimposing
    • unimpressive
    • lowly
    • dwarfed
    • minor
    • short
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    How to use spiring in a sentence

    "Very unlike your noble and awe-spiring mitre, Lion of Egypt," answered Ombos.
    STRANGE STORIESGRANT ALLEN
    Then turning, fired with her favour, he let his shrill voice go spiring to heaven in her praise.
    THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD YEA-AND-NAYMAURICE HEWLETT
    The tall clean shaft could not arrest those spiring movements, and the Serpent steadily ascended until he gained the fork.
    MY DARK COMPANIONSHENRY M. STANLEY
    Here and there a monolith of stone stood up out from the main cliff, spiring for a hundred feet or more.
    RIMROCK TRAILJ. ALLAN DUNN
    The tendency is to slender, spiring tops, while they are narrower below.
    THE MAINE WOODSHENRY DAVID THOREAU
    The San Lorenzo fort was now a spiring red flame of fire—a beacon to the ships at sea.
    ON THE SPANISH MAINJOHN MASEFIELD
    I was struck by this universal spiring upward of the forest evergreens.
    THE MAINE WOODSHENRY DAVID THOREAU
    Lovely starry night, the tall, spiring tree-tops relieved in jet black against the sky.
    MY FIRST SUMMER IN THE SIERRAJOHN MUIR
    All the west was gold and red, with the towers of Church Rock spiring the horizon.
    TALES OF FISHESZANE GREY
    Round and up, and ever up it went, narrowing and spiring to the zenith.
    LORE OF PROSERPINEMAURICE HEWLETT
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    WORDS RELATED TO SPIRING

    • aerial
    • airy
    • high-rise
    • lifted
    • raised
    • sky-high
    • skyscraping
    • skyward
    • soaring
    • spiring
    • tall
    • towering
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.