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  • Almost a head taller than Rafe, massive shoulders in a well-fitted suit, he looked like the tough he was.

    Command Decision

  • He was a full head taller than Sisko, and despite the loosely fitted robes he wore, it was clear the monk had the musculature of a plus-grav powerlifter.

    MILLENNIUM

  • The man was a head taller than the women and looked Nordic, perhaps German, with close-cropped white hair.

    You Suck

  • He left the counter now, a head taller than most of the crowd, a big, broad-shouldered man with an easy, athletic stride, seventeen years in the Hong Kong Police Force, now head of CID — Criminal Investigation Department — of Kowloon.

    Noble House

  • The green-eyed Aielman was taller than Rand, nearly a head taller than he.

    A Crown of Swords

  • Oh such a man as he is, so tall and large, he is a head taller than Father, and large in proportion, with heavy beard and moustachios now quite iron gray, the children looked upon with something like awe; I like him quite well, though such a dimunitive being as I ought scarcely to venture such familiarity; he has recently returned from Texas and we were interested in his account of it.

    Diary, August 8, 1859-May 15, 1865.

  • Loki was clearly used to intimidating those weaker than himself, but Jack stood a full head taller and stared down at him contemptuously.

    Crusader Gold

  • Folsom's main impression of Phillips lingered from his second day on duty: a patient more than a head taller than the stocky little aide had screamed and jumped him; Phillips took expert hold of his wrist and shoulder and folded him like a piece of origami.

    1968

  • He was gangly, a full head taller than Besen, and panted heavily.

    Tides Of Light

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