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But just wishing never made anyone larger or taller, not even a pig, and Squinty stayed the same size.
Her tall figure—she was taller than he by at least three inches—was beautiful in its commanding, yet not vulgar, self-possession.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
His slight, thin, rather graceless figure seemed suddenly to expand, even to grow taller.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Half an inch taller than Kerry, she fully merited the compliment designed by that trite apothegm, "a fine woman."
DOPESAX ROHMER
The taller buried her face for a moment in the red Jaqueminots and drank in their fragrance.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
An elegant gentleman was Mr. Wilding, tall, and seeming even taller by virtue of his exceeding slenderness.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
This species, apparently most nearly allied to the chimpanzee, was taller than any existing ape.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Everywhere the small man has been forced to retire into forests, deserts, and icy barrens before the taller and stronger man.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
She had suggested a ring of low flowers, and some taller ones, irregularly set.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Beside it stood a boy, somewhat taller than Olaf, balancing on his head a great package.

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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