In more recent years, the House of Representatives has risen a bit in stature, but only a bit.
More impressive still, unlike the rest of the Republican field, the former Pennsylvania senator has steadily grown in stature.
But I suppose Robert Kennedy, whom you knew well, was an example of a politician who grew in stature.
Since then, Miliband has grown in confidence and stature, and the Labour Party has continued to rise in the opinion polls.
Saujani is a woman, now 37, who is small in stature but fearless in taking risks.
And the King thought he had mightily grown in stature and thews.
He was a mason by trade, and was athletic and tall of stature.
They were hill natives, and shorter in stature than the river tribes.
His stature was lofty,—far above that of the common run of men.
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.