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stature
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

2 uses
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Definition
a person's height

or:

a high level of respect gained by impressive achievement
  • Hester's damage to the rose garden was surely of the stature of a tradition; her absence, and Owen's, seemed ominous to me.
    p. 512.4
  • As we roared out the hymn, the Rev. Lewis Merrill appeared to gain in confidence— and even in stature.
    p. 421.3

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