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skyscraping

Line breaks: sky|scrap¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈskʌɪskreɪpɪŋ
 
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Definition of skyscraping in English:

adjective

Extremely high or tall: skyscraping hotels
More example sentences
  • Maisie Dixon performed a skyscraping vault that landed her first place on the piece and eighth overall in the Espoir category.
  • She accentuated her bare legs even further with some skyscraping heels.
  • We are in the midst of an unprecedented building boom downtown with almost 150 new glass and steel towers reaching for the clouds, more skyscraping construction than anywhere else in North America.

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