The captain was distinguished from the rest only by his turban, which looked ridiculous enough, surmounting his half-clad form.
This head-gear, surmounting a small black face, is laughable in the extreme.
Apparently he was accustomed to obstacles, and the surmounting of them was all in the day's work.
surmounting the wall, I approached the spot where I had seen the reiver first.
Hewitt calls attention to the knop, or button, surmounting the helmet, as a peculiarity.
This is a puzzler, but there is an apparent way of surmounting the difficulty.
The Falls were such that vigorous fish had no real trouble in surmounting them.
They had been gathered here, and surmounting them was the coq gaulois.
surmounting it is a needle-like spire which rises above the crenelated battlement of its tower in a most fantastic manner.
Getting up we set about surmounting what remained of the ascent.