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noun as in highness

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In the eloquent words of colonial preacher John Winthrop, “When a man is to wade through deep water, there is required tallness.”

Michael admired her slimness and tallness, but he wished that men would not turn round and stare at her as she passed them.

Because any individual's height is determined by his skeleton, extreme tallness is a sign of a larger than average bony structure.

Tallness, being an impulse toward extension, can never be Dwarfness, which is an impulse toward contraction.

Tall mothers may produce tall sons, by transmitting to them the single trait of tallness of the maternal grandfather.

The Dominant traits of Tallness and Strength, for example, are direct and positive factors in physical development.


On this page you'll find 125 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tallness, such as: ceiling, crest, elevation, extent, peak, and pinnacle.

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