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    Definition:
    High - (v. i.) To hie.
    High - (superl.) Elevated above any starting point of measurement, as a line, or surface; having altitude; lifted up; raised or extended in the direction of the zenith; lofty; tall; as, a high mountain, tower, tree; the sun is high.
    High - (superl.) Regarded as raised up or elevated; distinguished; remarkable; conspicuous; superior; -- used indefinitely or relatively, and often in figurative senses, which are understood from the connection
    High - (superl.) Elevated in character or quality, whether moral or intellectual; preeminent; honorable; as, high aims, or motives.
    High - (superl.) Exalted in social standing or general estimation, or in rank, reputation, office, and the like; dignified; as, she was welcomed in the highest circles.
    High - (superl.) Of noble birth; illustrious; as, of high family.
    High - (superl.) Of great strength, force, importance, and the like; strong; mighty; powerful; violent; sometimes, triumphant; victorious; majestic, etc.; as, a high wind; high passions.
    High - (superl.) Very abstract; difficult to comprehend or surmount; grand; noble.
    High - (superl.) Costly; dear in price; extravagant; as, to hold goods at a high price.
    High - (superl.) Arrogant; lofty; boastful; proud; ostentatious; -- used in a bad sense.
    High - (superl.) Possessing a characteristic quality in a supreme or superior degree; as, high (i. e., intense) heat; high (i. e., full or quite) noon; high (i. e., rich or spicy) seasoning; high (i. e., complete) pleasure; high (i. e., deep or vivid) color; high (i. e., extensive, thorough) scholarship, etc.
    High - (superl.) Strong-scented; slightly tainted; as, epicures do not cook game before it is high.
    High - (superl.) Acute or sharp; -- opposed to grave or low; as, a high note.
    High - (superl.) Made with a high position of some part of the tongue in relation to the palate, as / (/ve), / (f/d). See Guide to Pronunciation, // 10, 11.
    High - (adv.) In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully.
    High - (n.) An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven.
    High - (n.) People of rank or high station; as, high and low.
    High - (n.) The highest card dealt or drawn.
    High - (v. i.) To rise; as, the sun higheth.
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    Ahigh - (adv.) On high.
    Behight - (imp.) of Behight
    Behight - (p. p.) of Behight
    Behight - (v.) To promise; to vow.
    Behight - (v.) To give in trust; to commit; to intrust.
    Behight - (v.) To adjudge; to assign by authority.
    Behight - (v.) To mean, or intend.
    Behight - (v.) To consider or esteem to be; to declare to be.
    Behight - (v.) To call; to name; to address.
    Behight - (v.) To command; to order.
    Behight - (n.) A vow; a promise.
    Breast-high - (a.) High as the breast.
    Highbinder - (n.) A ruffian; one who hounds, or spies upon, another; app. esp. to the members of certain alleged societies among the Chinese.
    High-blown - (a.) Inflated, as with conceit.
    Highborn - (a.) Of noble birth.
    High-bred - (a.) Bred in high life; of pure blood.
    High-built - (a.) Of lofty structure; tall.
    High-church - (a.) Of or pertaining to, or favoring, the party called the High Church, or their doctrines or policy. See High Church, under High, a.
    High-churchism - (n.) The principles of the high-church party.
    High-churchman - (n.) One who holds high-church principles.
    High-churchman-ship - (n.) The state of being a high-churchman.
    High-colored - (a.) Having a strong, deep, or glaring color; flushed.
    High-colored - (a.) Vivid; strong or forcible in representation; hence, exaggerated; as, high-colored description.
    High-embowed - (a.) Having lofty arches.
    Highering - (a.) Rising higher; ascending.
    Highfaluting - (n.) High-flown, bombastic language.
    High-fed - (a.) Pampered; fed luxuriously.
    High-finished - (a.) Finished with great care; polished.
    Highflier - (n.) One who is extravagant in pretensions, opinions, or manners.
    High-flown - (a.) Elevated; proud.
    High-flown - (a.) Turgid; extravagant; bombastic; inflated; as, high-flown language.
    High-flushed - (a.) Elated.
    Highflying - (a.) Extravagant in opinions or ambition.
    High-go - (n.) A spree; a revel.
    High-handed - (a.) Overbearing; oppressive; arbitrary; violent; as, a high-handed act.
    High-hearted - (a.) Full of courage or nobleness; high-souled.
    High-hoe - (n.) The European green woodpecker or yaffle.
    High-holder - (n.) The flicker; -- called also high-hole.
    Highland - (n.) Elevated or mountainous land; (often in the pl.) an elevated region or country; as, the Highlands of Scotland.
    Highlander - (n.) An inhabitant of highlands, especially of the Highlands of Scotland.
    Highlandry - (n.) Highlanders, collectively.
    High-low - (n.) A laced boot, ankle high.
    Highly - (adv.) In a high manner, or to a high degree; very much; as, highly esteemed.
    Highmen - (n. pl.) Loaded dice so contrived as to turn up high numbers.
    High-mettled - (a.) Having abundance of mettle; ardent; full of fire; as, a high-mettled steed.
    High-minded - (a.) Proud; arrogant.
    High-minded - (a.) Having, or characterized by, honorable pride; of or pertaining to elevated principles and feelings; magnanimous; -- opposed to mean.
    High-mindedness - (n.) The quality of being highminded; nobleness; magnanimity.
    Highmost - (a.) Highest.
    Highness - (n.) The state of being high; elevation; loftiness.
    Highness - (n.) A title of honor given to kings, princes, or other persons of rank; as, His Royal Highness.
    High-palmed - (a.) Having high antlers; bearing full-grown antlers aloft.
    High-pressure - (a.) Having or involving a pressure greatly exceeding that of the atmosphere; -- said of steam, air, water, etc., and of steam, air, or hydraulic engines, water wheels, etc.
    High-pressure - (a.) Fig.: Urgent; intense; as, a high-pressure business or social life.
    High priest - () A chief priest; esp., the head of the Jewish priesthood.
    High-priesthood - (n.) The office, dignity, or position of a high priest.
    High-priestship - (n.) High-priesthood.
    High-principled - (a.) Possessed of noble or honorable principles.
    High-proof - (a.) Highly rectified; very strongly alcoholic; as, high-proof spirits.
    High-proof - (a.) So as to stand any test.
    High-raised - (a.) Elevated; raised aloft; upreared.
    High-raised - (a.) Elated with great ideas or hopes.
    High-reaching - (a.) Reaching high or upward; hence, ambitious; aspiring.
    High-red - (a.) Of a strong red color.
    Highroad - (n.) A highway; a much traveled or main road.
    High-seasoned - (a.) Enriched with spice and condiments; hence, exciting; piquant.
    High-sighted - (a.) Looking upward; supercilious.
    High-souled - (a.) Having a high or noble spirit; honorable.
    High-sounding - (a.) Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.
    High-spirited - (a.) Full of spirit or natural fire; haughty; courageous; impetuous; not brooking restraint or opposition.
    High-stepper - (n.) A horse that moves with a high step or proud gait; hence, a person having a proud bearing.
    High-stomached - (a.) Having a lofty spirit; haughty.
    High-strung - (a.) Strung to a high pitch; spirited; sensitive; as, a high-strung horse.
    High-swelling - (a.) Inflated; boastful.
    Hight - (n.) A variant of Height.
    Hight - (imp.) of Hight
    Hight - (p. p.) of Hight
    Hight - (v. t. & i.) To be called or named.
    Hight - (v. t. & i.) To command; to direct; to impel.
    Hight - (v. t. & i.) To commit; to intrust.
    Hight - (v. t. & i.) To promise.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    High - adj. 1 a of great vertical extent (high building). B (predic.; often in comb.) Of a specified height (one inch high; waist-high). 2 a far above ground or sea level etc. (high altitude). B inland, esp. When raised (high asia). 3 extending above the normal level (jersey with a high neck). 4 a of exalted quality (high minds). B lavish; superior (high living; high fashion). 5 of exalted rank (high society; is high in the government). 6 a great; intense; extreme; powerful (high praise; high temperature). B greater than normal (high prices). C extreme or very traditional in religious or political opinion (high tory). 7 performed at, to, or from a considerable height (high diving; high flying). 8 (often foll. By on) colloq. Intoxicated by alcohol or esp. Drugs. 9 (of a sound etc.) Of high frequency; shrill. 10 (of a period, age, time, etc.) At its peak (high noon; high summer; high renaissance). 11 a (of meat etc.) Beginning to go bad; off. B (of game) well-hung and slightly decomposed. n. 1 high, or the highest, level or figure. 2 area of high pressure; anticyclone. 3 slang euphoric state, esp. Drug-induced (am on a high). adv. 1 far up; aloft (flew the flag high). 2 in or to a high degree. 3 at a high price. 4 (of a sound) at or to a high pitch. high opinion of favourable opinion of. On high in or to heaven or a high place. On one's high horse colloq. Acting arrogantly. [old english]
    High - adj. 1 a of great vertical extent (high building). B (predic.; often in comb.) Of a specified height (one inch high; waist-high). 2 a far above ground or sea level etc. (high altitude). B inland, esp. When raised (high asia).
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    High altar - n. Chief altar in a church.
    High and dry - adj. Stranded; aground.
    High and low - adv. Everywhere (searched high and low).
    High and mighty - adj. Colloq. Arrogant.
    Highball - n. Us drink of spirits and soda etc., served with ice in a tall glass.
    Highbrow - colloq. adj. Intellectual; cultural. n. Intellectual or cultured person.
    High chair - n. Infant's chair with long legs and a tray for meals.
    High church - n. Section of the church of england emphasizing ritual, priestly authority, and sacraments.
    High-class - adj. Of high quality.
    High colour - n. Flushed complexion.
    High command - n. Army commander-in-chief and associated staff.
    High commission - n. Embassy from one commonwealth country to another. high commissioner n.
    High court - n. (also in england high court of justice) supreme court of justice for civil cases.
    High day - n. Festal day.
    Higher animal - n. (also higher plant) animal or plant evolved to a high degree.
    Higher education - n. Education at university etc.
    High explosive - n. Extremely explosive substance used in shells, bombs, etc.
    Highfalutin - adj. (also highfaluting) colloq. Pompous, pretentious. [origin unknown]
    High fidelity - n. High-quality sound reproduction with little distortion.
    High-flown - adj. (of language etc.) Extravagant, bombastic.
    High-flyer - n. (also high-flier) 1 ambitious person. 2 person or thing of great potential. high-flying adj.
    High frequency - n. Frequency, esp. In radio, of 3 to 30 megahertz.
    High gear - n. Gear such that the driven end of a transmission revolves faster than the driving end.
    High-handed - adj. Disregarding others' feelings; overbearing. high-handedly adv. High-handedness n.
    High heels - n.pl. Women's shoes with high heels.
    High jinks - n.pl. Boisterous fun.
    High jump - n. 1 athletic event consisting of jumping over a high bar. 2 colloq. Drastic punishment (he's for the high jump).
    Highland - n. (usu. In pl.) 1 area of high land. 2 (the highlands) mountainous part of scotland. adj. Of or in a highland or the highlands. highlander n. (also highlander). [old english, = promontory: related to *high]
    Highland cattle - n. Cattle of a shaggy-haired breed with long curved horns.
    Highland fling - see *fling n. 3.
    High-level - adj. 1 (of negotiations etc.) Conducted by high-ranking people. 2 computing (of a programming language) not machine-dependent and usu. At a level of abstraction close to natural language.
    Highlight - n. 1 moment or detail of vivid interest; outstanding feature. 2 (in a painting etc.) Bright area. 3 (usu. In pl.) Light streak in the hair produced by bleaching. v. 1 bring into prominence; draw attention to. 2 mark with a highlighter.
    Highlighter - n. Marker pen for emphasizing a printed word etc. By overlaying it with colour.
    Highly - adv. 1 in a high degree (highly amusing; commend it highly). 2 favourably (think highly of him).
    Highly-strung - adj. Very sensitive or nervous.
    High-minded - adj. Having high moral principles. high-mindedly adv. High-mindedness n.
    Highness - n. 1 state of being high (highness of taxation). 2 (highness) title used when addressing or referring to a prince or princess (her highness; your royal highness).
    High-octane - adj. (of fuel used in internal-combustion engines) not detonating readily during the power stroke.
    High-pitched - adj. 1 (of a sound) high. 2 (of a roof) steep.
    High point - n. The maximum or best state reached.
    High-powered - adj. 1 having great power or energy. 2 important or influential.
    High pressure - n. 1 high degree of activity or exertion. 2 atmospheric condition with the pressure above average.
    High priest - n. (fem. High priestess) 1 chief priest, esp. Jewish. 2 head of a cult.
    High-ranking - adj. Of high rank, senior.
    High-rise - attrib. Adj. (of a building) having many storeys. n. Such a building.
    High-risk - attrib. Adj. Involving or exposed to danger (high-risk sports).
    High road - n. Main road.
    High school - n. 1 grammar school. 2 us & scot. Secondary school.
    High sea - n. (also high seas) open seas not under any country's jurisdiction.
    High season - n. Busiest period at a resort etc.
    High-speed - attrib. Adj. Operating at great speed.
    High-spirited - adj. Vivacious; cheerful; lively.
    High spot - n. Important place or feature.
    High street - n. Principal shopping street of a town.
    High table - n. Dining-table for the most important guests or members.
    High tea - n. Evening meal usu. Consisting of a cooked dish, bread and butter, tea, etc.
    High-tech - adj. 1 employing, requiring, or involved in high technology. 2 imitating styles more usual in industry etc.
    High technology - n. Advanced technological development, esp. In electronics.
    High tension - n. = *high voltage.
    High tide - n. Time or level of the tide at its peak.
    High time - n. Time that is overdue (it is high time they arrived).
    High treason - n. = *treason.
    High-up - n. Colloq. Person of high rank.
    High voltage - n. Electrical potential large enough to injure or damage.
    High water - n. = *high tide.
    High-water mark - n. Level reached at high water.
    Highway - n. 1 a public road. B main route. 2 direct course of action (on the highway to success).
    Highway code - n. Official booklet of guidance for road-users.
    Highwayman - n. Hist. Robber of travellers etc., usu. Mounted.
    High wire - n. High tightrope.
    High altar - n. Chief altar in a church.
    High and dry - adj. Stranded; aground.
    High and low - adv. Everywhere (searched high and low).
    High and mighty - adj. Colloq. Arrogant.
    Highball - n. Us drink of spirits and soda etc., served with ice in a tall glass.
    Highbrow - colloq. adj. Intellectual; cultural. n. Intellectual or cultured person.
    High chair - n. Infant's chair with long legs and a tray for meals.
    High church - n. Section of the church of england emphasizing ritual, priestly authority, and sacraments.
    High-class - adj. Of high quality.
    High colour - n. Flushed complexion.
    High command - n. Army commander-in-chief and associated staff.
    High commission - n. Embassy from one commonwealth country to another. high commissioner n.
    High court - n. (also in england high court of justice) supreme court of justice for civil cases.
    High day - n. Festal day.
    Higher animal - n. (also higher plant) animal or plant evolved to a high degree.
    Higher education - n. Education at university etc.
    High explosive - n. Extremely explosive substance used in shells, bombs, etc.
    Highfalutin - adj. (also highfaluting) colloq. Pompous, pretentious. [origin unknown]
    High fidelity - n. High-quality sound reproduction with little distortion.
    High-flown - adj. (of language etc.) Extravagant, bombastic.
    High-flyer - n. (also high-flier) 1 ambitious person. 2 person or thing of great potential. high-flying adj.
    High frequency - n. Frequency, esp. In radio, of 3 to 30 megahertz.
    High gear - n. Gear such that the driven end of a transmission revolves faster than the driving end.
    High-handed - adj. Disregarding others' feelings; overbearing. high-handedly adv. High-handedness n.
    High heels - n.pl. Women's shoes with high heels.
    High jinks - n.pl. Boisterous fun.
    High jump - n. 1 athletic event consisting of jumping over a high bar. 2 colloq. Drastic punishment (he's for the high jump).
    Highland - n. (usu. In pl.) 1 area of high land. 2 (the highlands) mountainous part of scotland. adj. Of or in a highland or the highlands. highlander n. (also highlander). [old english, = promontory: related to *high]

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