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skyscraping

[skahy-skrey-ping] /ˈskaɪˌskreɪ pɪŋ/
adjective
1.
of or like a skyscraper; very high:
a skyscraping chimney.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; sky + scrape + -ing2; in recent use probably skyscrap(er) + -ing2
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  • It's set in a dignified villa that provides some low-rise dignity in a sea of skyscraping condos.

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