More impressive still, unlike the rest of the Republican field, the former Pennsylvania senator has steadily grown in stature.
In more recent years, the House of Representatives has risen a bit in stature, but only a bit.
Since then, Miliband has grown in confidence and stature, and the Labour Party has continued to rise in the opinion polls.
Some staffers say the campaign is in desperate need of someone with the stature and gravitas to force Romney to listen.
They have the stature and the position and the power to do so.
And the King thought he had mightily grown in stature and thews.
They understand it, up to the level of their own stature; they know who loves them, but not who loves virtue.
They were hill natives, and shorter in stature than the river tribes.
In stature he was about five feet eleven inches, and was apparently as agile as a leopard.
In form and stature, he was modeled strictly after the heron.
c.1300, "height," from Old French stature, from Latin statura "height, size of body, size, growth," from stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand," with derivatives meaning "place or thing that is standing" (see stet). Figurative sense first recorded 1834.
stature stat·ure (stāch'ər)
The height of a person.