High

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Definition

high: not short, tall, elevated
adjective
The adjective high also refers to the state of being intoxicated or on drugs.

to get high to become intoxicated

the height: the altitude, the elevation, the tallness, the stature
noun

Examples

  • "In spite of my blinding rage and abiding contempt for you, my yoga guru has advised me that expressing myself to you via a letter may prove therapeutic, which is why I am penning the present missive from my retreat, high atop the Himalayan peaks."
  • "The trade-off is that we pay high income taxes."
  • "- Aim high!"
  • "Performance will be high"
  • "With energy prices high, consumers are also reluctant to make costly trips to the shopping mall."
  • "I fly like paper, get high like planes."
  • "higher! Oh stay there, stay there."
  • "Jump as high as a kangaroo flies when you're wearing Outback Cologne!"
  • "Bad: High alcohol content"
  • "Roberto dos Santos de Espiritu de Jesus was so relieved to receive the shipment that he decided to buy three times as many units at a higher price than before."

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