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High

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Noun, Adjective, Adverb

CIDE DICTIONARY

Highv. i. [See Hie.].
     To hie.  [1913 Webster]
    "Men must high them apace, and make haste."  [1913 Webster]
Higha. [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. heáh, hh; akin to OS. hh, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. hh, G. hoch, Icel. hr, Sw. hög, Dan. höi, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. hÜgel hill, Lith. kaukaras.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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
    "He was a wight of high renown."
    "Strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand."  [1913 Webster]
    "Can heavenly minds such high resentment show?"  [1913 Webster]
    "Both meet to hear and answer such high things."  [1913 Webster]
    "Plain living and high thinking are no more."
    "If they must be good at so high a rate, they know they may be safe at a cheaper."
    "An high look and a proud heart . . . is sin."  [1913 Webster]
    "His forces, after all the high discourses, amounted really but to eighteen hundred foot."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "High time it is this war now ended were."  [1913 Webster]
    "High sauces and spices are fetched from the Indies."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Strong-scented; slightly tainted; as, epicures do not cook game before it is high.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Acute or sharp; -- opposed to grave or low; as, a high note.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Made with a high position of some part of the tongue in relation to the palate, as Guide to Pronunciation, 1913 Webster]
    " It is now sufficient to speak of high treason as treason simply, seeing that petty treason, as a distinct offense, has been abolished. Mozley & W."  Mozley & W.
Syn. -- Tall; lofty; elevated; noble; exalted; supercilious; proud; violent; full; dear. See Tall.
Highadv. 
     In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully.  [1913 Webster]
    " High is extensively used in the formation of compound words, most of which are of very obvious signification; as, high-aimed, high-arched, high-aspiring, high-bearing, high-boasting, high-browed, high-crested, high-crowned, high-designing, high-engendered, high-feeding, high-flaming, high-flavored, high-gazing, high-heaped, high-heeled, high-priced, high-reared, high-resolved, high-rigged, high-seated, high-shouldered, high-soaring, high-towering, high-voiced, and the like."  [1913 Webster]
High and low, everywhere; in all supposable places; as, I hunted high and low. [Colloq.]
Highn. 
  •  An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven.  [1913 Webster]
  •  People of rank or high station; as, high and low.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The highest card dealt or drawn.  [1913 Webster]
    "The dayspring from on high hath visited us."
Highv. i. 
     To rise; as, the sun higheth.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

High, adj., n., & adv.
--adj.
1 a of great vertical extent (a high building). b (predic.; often in comb.) of a specified height (one inch high; water was waist-high).
2 a far above ground or sea level etc. (a high altitude). b inland, esp. when raised (High Asia).
3 extending above the normal or average level (high boots; jersey with a high neck).
4 of exalted, esp. spiritual, quality (high minds; high principles; high art).
5 of exalted rank (in 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 in religious or political opinion (high Tory).
7 (of physical action, esp. athletics) performed at, to, or from a considerable height (high diving; high flying).
8 colloq. (often foll. by on) intoxicated by alcohol or esp. drugs.
9 (of a sound or note) of high frequency; shrill; at the top end of the scale.
10 (of a period, an age, a time, etc.) at its peak (high noon; high summer; High Renaissance).
11 a (of meat) beginning to go bad; off. b (of game) well-hung and slightly decomposed.
12 Geog. (of latitude) near the North or South Pole.
13 Phonet. (of a vowel) close (see CLOSE(1) adj. 14).
--n.
1 a high, or the highest, level or figure.
2 an area of high barometric pressure; an anticyclone.
3 sl. a euphoric drug-induced state.
4 top gear in a motor vehicle.
5 US colloq. high school.
6 (the High) Brit. colloq. a High Street, esp. that in Oxford.
--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 (sang high).

Idiom
ace (or King or Queen etc.) high (in card games) having the ace etc. as the highest-ranking card. from on high from heaven or a high place. High Admiral etc. a chief officer. high altar the chief altar of a church. high and dry
1 out of the current of events; stranded.
2 (of a ship) out of the water.
high and low
1 everywhere (searched high and low).
2 (people) of all conditions.
high and mighty
1 colloq. arrogant.
2 archaic of exalted rank. high-born of noble birth. high camp sophisticated camp (cf. CAMP(2)). high card a card that outranks others, esp. the ace or a court-card. high chair an infant's chair with long legs and a tray, for use at meals. High Church n. a section of the Church of England emphasizing ritual, priestly authority, and sacraments.
--adj. of or relating to this section. High Churchman (pl. -men) an advocate of High Church principles. high-class of high quality. high colour a flushed complexion. high command an army commander-in-chief and associated staff. High Commission an embassy from one Commonwealth country to another. High Commissioner the head of such an embassy. High Court (also in England High Court of Justice) a supreme court of justice for civil cases. high day a festal day. High Dutch see DUTCH. high enema an enema delivered into the colon. higher animal (or plant) an animal or plant evolved to a high degree. higher court Law a court that can overrule the decision of another. the higher criticism see CRITICISM. higher education education at university etc., esp. to degree level. higher mathematics advanced mathematics as taught at university etc. higher-up colloq. a person of higher rank. highest common factor Math. the highest number that can be divided exactly into each of two or more numbers. high explosive an extremely explosive substance used in shells, bombs, etc. high fashion = HAUTE COUTURE. high fidelity the reproduction of sound with little distortion, giving a result very similar to the original. high finance financial transactions involving large sums. high-flown (of language etc.) extravagant, bombastic. high-flyer (or -flier)
1 an ambitious person.
2 a person or thing with great potential for achievement. high-flying reaching a great height; ambitious. high frequency a frequency, esp. in radio, of 3 to
30 megahertz. high gear see GEAR. High German see GERMAN. high-grade of high quality.
high hat
1 a tall hat; a top hat.
2 foot-operated cymbals.
3 a snobbish or overbearing person. high-hat
--adj. supercilious; snobbish.
--v. (-hatted, -hatting) US
1 tr. treat superciliously.
2 intr. assume a superior attitude. high holiday the Jewish New Year or the Day of Atonement. high jinks boisterous joking or merrymaking.
high-jump
1 an athletic event consisting of jumping as high as possible over a bar of adjustable height.
2 colloq. a drastic punishment (he's for the high-jump). high-key Photog. consisting of light tones only. high kick a dancer's kick high in the air.
high-level
1 (of negotiations etc.) conducted by high-ranking people.
2 Computing (of a programming language) that is not machine-dependent and is usu. at a level of abstraction close to natural language. high life (or living) a luxurious existence ascribed to the upper classes. high-lows archaic boots reaching over the ankles. high mass see MASS(2). high-octane (of petrol etc.) having good antiknock properties. high old colloq. most enjoyable (had a high old time). high opinion of a favourable opinion of.
high-pitched
1 (of a sound) high.
2 (of a roof) steep.
3 (of style etc.) lofty. high places the upper ranks of an organization etc. high point the maximum or best state reached. high polymer a polymer having a high molecular weight.
high-powered
1 having great power or energy.
2 important or influential.
high pressure
1 a high degree of activity or exertion.
2 a condition of the atmosphere with the pressure above average.
high priest
1 a chief priest, esp. Jewish.
2 the head of any cult. high profile exposure to attention or publicity. high-profile adj. (usu. attrib.) having a high profile. high-ranking of high rank, senior. high relief see RELIEF.
high-rise
1 (of a building) having many storeys.
2 such a building. high-risk (usu. attrib.) involving or exposed to danger (high-risk sports). high road 1 a main road.
2 (usu. foll. by to) a direct route (on the high road to success). high roller US sl. a person who gambles large sums or spends freely.
high school
1 Brit. a grammar school.
2 US & Sc. a secondary school. high sea (or seas) open seas not within any country's jurisdiction. high season the period of the greatest number of visitors at a resort etc. High Sheriff see SHERIFF. high sign US colloq. a surreptitious gesture indicating that all is well or that the coast is clear. high-sounding pretentious, bombastic.
high-speed
1 operating at great speed.
2 (of steel) suitable for cutting-tools even when red-hot. high-spirited vivacious; cheerful. high-spiritedness = high spirits. high spirits vivacity; energy; cheerfulness. high spot sl. an important place or feature.
high-stepper
1 a horse that lifts its feet high when walking or trotting.
2 a stately person. High Steward see STEWARD n. 6. high street Brit. a main road, esp. the principal shopping street of a town. high-strung = highly-strung. high table a table on a platform at a public dinner or for the fellows of a college. high tea Brit. a main evening meal usu. consisting of a cooked dish, bread and butter, tea, etc. high tech n. = high technology.
--adj.
1 (of interior design etc.) imitating styles more usual in industry etc., esp. using steel, glass, or plastic in a functional way.
2 employing, requiring, or involved in high technology. high technology advanced technological development, esp. in electronics. high-tensile (of metal) having great tensile strength. high tension = high voltage. high tide the time or level of the tide at its flow. high time a time that is late or overdue (it is high time they arrived). high-toned stylish; dignified; superior. high treason see TREASON. high-up colloq. a person of high rank. high voltage electrical potential causing some danger of injury or damage.
high water
1 the tide at its fullest.
2 the time of this.
high-water mark
1 the level reached at high water.
2 the maximum recorded value or highest point of excellence. high, wide, and handsome colloq. in a carefree or stylish manner. high wire a high tightrope. high words angry talk. high yellow US a person of mixed race with a palish skin. in high feather see FEATHER. the Most High God. on high in or to heaven or a high place. on one's high horse colloq. behaving superciliously or arrogantly.
play high
1 play for high stakes.
2 play a card of high value.
run high
1 (of the sea) have a strong current with high tide.
2 (of feelings) be strong.
Etymology
OE heah f. Gmc

THESAURUS

High

Dutch courage, Gymnasium, Hydromatic, Latin school, Olympian, Realgymnasium, Realschule, a bit much, a high, abandoned, above, abovestairs, academy, accented, acme, acute, aerial, afflicted, aged, aggrandized, agog, air mass, airward, airy, aloft, aloof, altitudinous, alto, alveolar, anticyclone, apex, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, apotheosized, aquiver, aristocratic, arousal, aroused, articulated, ascending, asking price, aspiring, assimilated, atingle, atwitter, august, automatic transmission, awesome, back, bad, bad-smelling, barfy, barytone, beaming, bearish prices, beatified, befuddlement, bent, besottedness, beyond all bounds, bid price, big, bighearted, bilabial, blithe, blithesome, blown, boiled, boisterous, bombed, book value, boozy, boundless, brackish, bright, bright and sunny, broad, bullish prices, bursting, bursting with happiness, cacuminal, call price, canned, canonized, capital, carried away, catalepsy, central, cerebral, checked, cheerful, cheery, chief, chivalrous, close, closing price, cloying, cockeyed, cockeyed drunk, cogwheel, cold front, cold sector, colossal, coma, consequential, considerable, consonant, consonantal, continuant, costly, crocked, crocko, cyclone, dear, dear-bought, decline, dental, differential, differential gear, dissimilated, distinguished, dominating, dorsal, drugged, drunk, drunkenness, ducal, ear-splitting, ebullient, ecstatic, effervescent, egregious, elaborate, elate, elated, elevated, eminent, emotion, encephalitis lethargica, enchanted, ennobled, enormous, enraptured, enravished, enshrined, enthroned, entranced, erect, ethereal, eupeptic, euphoric, exaggerated, exalted, excellent, excessive, excessively, excited, excitedness, excitement, exhilarated, exhilaration, exorbitant, expensive, extraordinary, extravagant, extreme, exuberant, exultant, fabulous, face value, falsetto, famous, fancy, favorable, fecal, fetid, fired, fixed price, flash price, flat, flurry, flushed, flutter, foremost, foul, freaked out, freewheel, fried, front, frowsty, frowy, frowzy, fuddle, fuddled, fuddledness, fuddlement, fulsome, funky, fusty, gamy, gear, gear train, gearbox, gearing, gearshift, gearwheel, generous, genial, genteel, gentle, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, gigantic, glad, gladsome, glide, glorified, glorious, glossal, glottal, glowing, gluttonous, godlike, grammar school, grand, grave, graveolent, great, great of heart, greathearted, guttural, half-seas over, handsome, hangover, happy, hard, haughty, heavy, height, heinous, held in awe, heroic, high and mighty, high school, high up, high-class, high-flown, high-frequency, high-headed, high-minded, high-nosed, high-pitched, high-pressure area, high-priced, high-reaching, high-set, high-sounding, high-tasted, high-toned, high-up, highfalutin, highfaluting, hilarious, hopeful, hopped up, huge, hyperbolic, hypertrophied, icky, idealistic, ill-smelling, illuminated, immoderate, immoderately, immortal, immortalized, imparadised, impassioned, important, in ecstasies, in good spirits, in heaven, in high spirits, in paradise, in raptures, in seventh heaven, in the air, in the clouds, incontinent, inebriated, inebriation, inebriety, inflamed, inordinate, inordinately, insobriety, intemperate, intemperately, intermediate, intermediate school, intonated, intoxicated, intoxication, irrepressible, isobar, isometric, isometric line, isopiestic line, isotherm, isothermal line, issue par, issue price, jubilant, junior high, junior high school, katzenjammer, keyed up, kinglike, kingly, knightly, labial, labiodental, labiovelar, ladylike, large, largehearted, lateral, lathered up, lauded, laughing, lavish, lax, leading, lethargy, liberal, lifted, light, lingual, liquid, lit, lit up, loaded, lofty, low, low-pressure area, lubricated, lushy, luxurious, maggoty, magnanimous, magnificent, magnified, majestic, malodorous, manic, manic state, market price, market value, mawkish, maximum, mephitic, merry, mezzo-soprano, miasmal, miasmic, mid, middle school, mighty, mildewed, mildewy, moldy, momentous, monophthongal, monstrous, monumental, morning after, mounting, moved, musty, muted, muzzy, narcohypnosis, narcolepsy, narcoma, narcosis, narcotic stupor, narcotization, narrow, nasal, nasalized, nasty, nauseant, nauseating, nauseous, neutral, nidorous, noble, noble-minded, nod, noisome, nominal value, not affordable, noxious, occluded front, occlusive, odorous, of gentle blood, of good cheer, of great cost, of rank, off, offensive, offering price, oiled, olid, on cloud nine, on high, on stilts, on the peak, on tiptoe, open, openhanded, opening price, optimistic, organized, out of bounds, out of sight, outrageous, outtopping, over, overbig, overdeveloped, overdrive, overgreat, overgrown, overhead, overjoyed, overjoyful, overlarge, overlooking, overmuch, overripe, overtopping, overweening, oxytone, palatal, palatalized, par, par value, parity, patrician, peak, penetrating, pharyngeal, pharyngealized, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, pickled, pie-eyed, piercing, pissed, pissy-eyed, pitch, pitched, plastered, pleasant, poisonous, polar front, polluted, possessed, posttonic, pot-valiance, pot-valor, potted, premium, prep school, preparatory school, price, pricey, princelike, princely, principal, prodigal, prodigally, prominent, public school, put price, putrid, queenlike, queenly, quite the lady, quotation, quoted price, rack, raddled, radiant, raised, rally, rampant, rancid, rank, rapt, raptured, rapturous, ravished, ready to burst, reasty, reasy, rebarbative, record, reechy, reeking, reeky, renowned, repulsive, retroflex, reverse, rhapsodic, riant, rich, ripe, rosy, rotten, rounded, roused, sainted, sanctified, sanguine, sanguineous, secondary school, sedation, seminary, semivowel, senior high, senior high school, sent, serious, settling price, sharp, shellacked, shock, shrill, shrined, sickening, skunk-drunk, skyward, sleeping sickness, smashed, smellful, smelling, smelly, smiling, soaked, soaring, soft, sonant, sopor, soprano, sottedness, sour, soured, soused, spaced out, spacy, sparkling, spiring, spoiled, squall line, squeaky, squiffy, stale, standard transmission, stated value, stationary front, steamed up, steep, stenchy, stewed, stick shift, stiff, stilted, stimulated, stimulation, stinking, stinko, stirred, stirred up, stoned, stopped, straight up, stressed, strident, strong, strong-flavored, strong-tasting, stuffy, stupor, sublime, sulfurous, sumptuous, sunny, superb, supereminent, superior, superlative, supernal, surd, swacked, swings, swoon, sybaritic, syllabic, synchromesh, tainted, tall, tanked, tenor, tense, thanatosis, thick, thrilled, throaty, throned, tight, tingling, tingly, tipsiness, tipsy, tiptoe, titled, to excess, to extremes, to the zenith, tonal, tonic, too much, top, topless, toplofty, topping, towering, towery, trance, transmission, transported, treble, turbulent, turned, turned on, turned-on, twangy, unaccented, unbridled, unconscionable, undue, unpayable, unreasonable, unrestrained, unrounded, unstressed, up, upcast, upflung, uplifted, upraised, upreared, upright, upstairs, upthrown, upward, upwards, velar, vile, violent, vocalic, vocoid, voiced, voiceless, vomity, vowel, vowellike, warm front, weak, weather map, weevily, weighty, whipped up, wide, wind-shift line, winsome, without restraint, worked up, wrought up, yeasty, yucky, zonked

ROGET THESAURUS

High

Uncleanness

N uncleanness, impurity, immundity, immundicity, impurity, defilement, contamination, defoedation, soilure, soiliness, abomination, leaven, taint, tainture, fetor, decay, putrescence, putrefaction, corruption, mold, must, mildew, dry rot, mucor, rubigo, slovenry, slovenliness, squalor, dowdy, drab, slut, malkin, slattern, sloven, slammerkin, slammock, slummock, scrub, draggle-tail, mudlark, dust-man, sweep, beast, dirt, filth, soil, slop, dust, cobweb, flue, smoke, soot, smudge, smut, grit, grime, raff, sossle, sozzle, sordes, dregs, grounds, lees, argol, sediment, settlement heeltap, dross, drossiness, mother, precipitate, scoriae, ashes, cinders, recrement, slag, scum, froth, hogwash, ditchwater, dishwater, bilgewater, rinsings, cheeseparings, sweepings, offscourings, outscourings, off scum, caput mortuum, residuum, sprue, fecula, clinker, draff, scurf, scurfiness, exuviae, morphea, fur, furfur, dandruff, tartar, riffraff, vermin, louse, flea, bug, chinch, mud, mire, quagmire, alluvium, silt, sludge, slime, slush, slosh, sposh, spawn, offal, gurry, lientery, garbage, carrion, excreta, slough, peccant humor, pus, matter, suppuration, lienteria, faeces, feces, excrement, ordure, dung, crap, shit, sewage, sewerage, muck, coprolite, guano, manure, compost, dunghill, colluvies, mixen, midden, bog, laystall, sink, privy, jakes, toilet, john, head, cess, cesspool, sump, sough, cloaca, latrines, drain, sewer, common sewer, Cloacina, dust hole, sty, pigsty, lair, den, Augean stable, sink of corruption, slum, rookery, dirty, filthy, grimy, unclean, impure, soiled, not to be handled with kid gloves, dusty, snuffy, smutty, sooty, smoky, thick, turbid, dreggy, slimy, mussy, slovenly, untidy, messy, uncleanly, unkempt, sluttish, dowdy, draggle-tailed, uncombed, unscoured, unswept, unwiped, unwashed, unstrained, unpurified, squalid, lutose, slammocky, slummocky, sozzly, nasty, coarse, foul, offensive, abominable, beastly, reeky, reechy, fetid, decayed, moldy, musty, mildewed, rusty, moth-eaten, mucid, rancid, weak, bad, gone bad, etercoral, lentiginous, touched, fusty, effete, reasty, rotten, corrupt, tainted, high, flyblown, maggoty, putrid, putrefactive, putrescent, putrefied, saprogenic, saprogenous, purulent, carious, peccant, fecal, feculent, stercoraceous, excrementitious, scurfy, scurvy, impetiginous, gory, bloody, rotting, rotten as a pear, rotten as cheese, crapulous, gross, fimetarious, fimicolous, they that touch pitch will be defiled.

Greatness

N greatness, magnitude, size, multitude, immensity, enormity, infinity, might, strength, intensity, fullness, importance, great quantity, quantity, deal, power, sight, pot, volume, world, mass, heap, stock, peck, bushel, load, cargo, cartload, wagonload, shipload, flood, spring tide, abundance, principal part, chief part, main part, greater part, major part, best part, essential part, bulk, mass, great, greater, large, considerable, fair, above par, big, huge, Herculean, cyclopean, ample, abundant, full, intense, strong, sound, passing, heavy, plenary, deep, high, signal, at its height, in the zenith, world-wide, widespread, far-famed, extensive, wholesale, many, goodly, noble, precious, mighty, sad, grave, heavy, serious, far gone, arrant, downright, utter, uttermost, crass, gross, arch, profound, intense, consummate, rank, uninitiated, red-hot, desperate, glaring, flagrant, stark staring, thorough-paced, thoroughgoing, roaring, thumping, extraordinary, important, unsurpassed, complete, august, grand, dignified, sublime, majestic, vast, immense, enormous, extreme, inordinate, excessive, extravagant, exorbitant, outrageous, preposterous, unconscionable, swinging, monstrous, overgrown, towering, stupendous, prodigious, astonishing, incredible, marvelous, unlimited, unapproachable, unutterable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, inexpressible, beyond expression, fabulous, undiminished, unabated, unreduced, unrestricted, absolute, positive, stark, decided, unequivocal, essential, perfect, finished, remarkable, of mark, marked, pointed, veriest, noteworthy, renowned, truly, decidedly, unequivocally, purely, absolutely, seriously, essentially, fundamentally, radically, downright, in all conscience, for the most part, in the main, entirely, abundantly, widely, far and wide, greatly, much, muckle, well, indeed, very, very much, a deal, no end of, most, not a little, pretty, pretty well, enough, in a great measure, richly, to a large extent, to a great extent, to a gigantic extent, on a large scale, so, never so, ever so, ever so dole, scrap, shred, tag, splinter, rag, much, by wholesale, mighty, powerfully, with a witness, ultra, in the extreme, extremely, exceedingly, intensely, exquisitely, acutely, indefinitely, immeasurably, beyond compare, beyond comparison, beyond measure, beyond all bounds, incalculably, infinitely, preeminently, superlatively, immoderately, monstrously, preposterously, inordinately, exorbitantly, excessively, enormously, out of all proportion, with a vengeance, particularly, remarkably, singularly, curiously, uncommonly, unusually, peculiarly, notably, signally, strikingly, pointedly, mainly, chiefly, famously, egregiously, prominently, glaringly, emphatically, kat exochin, strangely, wonderfully, amazingly, surprisingly, astonishingly, incredibly, marvelously, awfully, stupendously, peculiarly, furiously, severely, desperately, tremendously, extravagantly, confoundedly, deucedly, devilishly, with a vengeance, a outrance, a toute outrance, painfully, sadly, grossly, sorely, bitterly, piteously, grievously, miserably, cruelly, woefully, lamentably, shockingly, frightfully, dreadfully, fearfully, terribly, horribly, a maximis ad minima, greatness knows itself, mightiest powers by deepest calms are fed, minimum decet libere cui multum licet, some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Dearness

N dearness, high price, famine price, fancy price, overcharge, extravagance, exorbitance, extortion, heavy pull upon the purse, dear, high, high priced, of great price, expensive, costly, precious, worth a Jew's eye, dear bought, at a premium, not to be had, not to be had for love or money, beyond price, above price, priceless, of priceless value, unreasonable, extravagant, exorbitant, extortionate, overpriced, more than it's woth, dear, dearly, at great cost, heavy cost, a grands frais, prices looking up, le jeu ne vaut pas la chandelle, le cout en ote le gout, vel prece vel pretio, too high a price to pay, not worth it.

Height

N height, altitude, elevation, eminence, pitch, loftiness, sublimity, tallness, stature, procerity, prominence, colossus, giant, grenadier, giraffe, camelopard, mount, mountain, hill alto, butte, monticle, fell, knap, cape, headland, foreland, promontory, ridge, hog's back, dune, rising ground, vantage ground, down, moor, moorland, Alp, uplands, highlands, heights, knob, loma, pena, picacho, tump, knoll, hummock, hillock, barrow, mound, mole, steeps, bluff, cliff, craig, tor, peak, pike, clough, escarpment, edge, ledge, brae, dizzy height, tower, pillar, column, obelisk, monument, steeple, spire, minaret, campanile, turret, dome, cupola, skyscraper, pole, pikestaff, maypole, flagstaff, top mast, topgallant mast, ceiling, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, altimetry, batophobia, satellite, spy-in-the-sky, high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall, gigantic, Patagonian, towering, beetling, soaring, hanging (gardens), elevated, upper, highest, high reaching, insessorial, perching, upland, moorland, hilly, knobby, mountainous, alpine, subalpine, heaven kissing, cloudtopt, cloudcapt, cloudtouching, aerial, overhanging, incumbent, overlying, superincumbent, supernatant, superimposed, prominent, tall as a maypole, tall as a poplar, tall as a steeple, lanky, on high, high up, aloft, up, above, aloof, overhead, airwind, upstairs, abovestairs, in the clouds, on tiptoe, on stilts, on the shoulders of, over head and ears, breast high, over, upwards, from top to bottom, e meglio cader dalle finistre che dal tetto.

Repute

N repute, distinction, mark, name, figure, repute, reputation, good repute, high repute, note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation, vogue, celebrity, fame, famousness, renown, popularity, aura popularis, approbation, credit, succes d'estime, prestige, talk of the town, name to conjure with, glory, honor, luster, illustriousness, account, regard, respect, reputableness, respectability, good name, good report, fair name, dignity, stateliness, solemnity, grandeur, splendor, nobility, majesty, sublimity, rank, standing, brevet rank, precedence, pas, station, place, status, position, position in society, order, degree, baccalaureate, locus standi, caste, condition, greatness, eminence, height, importance, preeminence, supereminence, high mightiness, primacy, top of the ladder, top of the tree, elevation, ascent, superaltation, exaltation, dignification, aggrandizement, dedication, consecration, enthronement, canonization, celebration, enshrinement, glorification, hero, man of mark, great card, celebrity, worthy, lion, rara avis, notability, somebody, classman, man of rank, pillar of the state, pillar of the church, pillar of the community, chief, first fiddle, cynosure, mirror, flower, pink, pearl, paragon, choice and master spirits of the age, elite, star, sun, constellation, galaxy, ornament, honor, feather in one's cap, halo, aureole, nimbus, halo of glory, blaze of glory, blushing honors, laurels, memory, posthumous fame, niche in the temple of fame, immortality, immortal name, magni nominis umbra, distinguished, distingue, noted, of note, honored, popular, fashionable, in good odor in, favor, in high favor, reputable, respectable, creditable, remarkable, notable, notorious, celebrated, renowned, ion every one's mouth, talked of, famous, famed, far-famed, conspicuous, to the front, foremost, in the front rank, in the ascendant, imperishable, deathless, immortal, never fading, aere perennius, time honored, illustrious, glorious, splendid, brilliant, radiant, bright, full-blown, honorific, eminent, prominent, high, in the zenith, at the head of, at the top of the tree, peerless, of the first water, superior, supereminent, preeminent, great, dignified, proud, noble, honorable, worshipful, lordly, grand, stately, august, princely, imposing, solemn, transcendent, majestic, sacred, sublime, heaven- born, heroic, sans peur et sans reproche, sacrosanct, Int, hail!, all hail!, ave!, viva!, vive!, long life to!, banzai!, glory be to, honor be to?, one's name being in every mouth, one's name living for ever, sic itur ad astra, fama volat, aut Caesar aut nullus, not to know him argues oneself unknown, none but himself could be his parallel, palmam qui meruit ferat, above all Greek above all Roman fame, cineri gloria sera est, great is the glory for the strife is hard, honor virtutis praemium, immensum gloria calcar habet, the glory dies not and the grief is past, vivit post funera virtus.

Pride

N pride, dignity, self-respect, mens sibi conscia recti, pride, haughtiness, high notions, hauteur, vainglory, crest, arrogance, proud man, highflier, fine gentleman, fine lady, dignified, stately, proud, proud-crested, lordly, baronial, lofty- minded, highsouled, high-minded, high-mettled, high-handed, high- plumed, high-flown, high-toned, haughty lofty, high, mighty, swollen, puffed up, flushed, blown, vainglorious, purse-proud, fine, proud as a peacock, proud as Lucifer, bloated with pride, supercilious, disdainful, bumptious, magisterial, imperious, high and mighty, overweening, consequential, arrogant, unblushing, stiff, stiff-necked, starch, perked stuck-up, in buckram, strait- laced, prim, on one's dignity, on one's high horses, on one's tight ropes, on one's high ropes, on stilts, en grand seigneur, with head erect, odi profanum vulgus et arceo, a duke's revenues on her back, disdains the shadow which he treads on at noon, pride in their port, defiance in their eye.

Disinterestedness

N disinterestedness, generosity, liberality, liberalism, altruism, benevolence, elevation, loftiness of purpose, exaltation, magnanimity, chivalry, chivalrous spirit, heroism, sublimity, self-denial, self-abnegation, self-sacrifice, self-immolation, self-control, stoicism, devotion, martyrdom, suttee, labor of love, disinterested, unselfish, self-denying, self-sacrificing, self- devoted, generous, handsome, liberal, noble, broad-minded, noble-minded, high-minded, princely, great, high, elevated, lofty, exalted, spirited, stoical, magnanimous, great-hearted, large-hearted, chivalrous, heroic, sublime, unbought, unbribed, uncorrupted, non vobis solum.

Fetor

N fetor, bad, smell, bad odor, stench, stink, foul odor, malodor, empyreuma, mustiness, rancidity, foulness, stoat, polecat, skunk, assafoetida, fungus, garlic, stinkpot, fitchet, fitchew, fourmart, peccary, acridity, fetid, strong-smelling, high, bad, strong, fulsome, offensive, noisome, rank, rancid, reasty, tainted, musty, fusty, frouzy, olid, olidous, nidorous, smelling, stinking, putrid, suffocating, mephitic, empyreumatic.

Stridor

N stridor, creak, creaking, discord, stridor, roughness, sharpness cacophony, cacoepy, acute note, high note, soprano, treble, tenor, alto, falsetto, penny trumpet, voce di testa, creaking, stridulous, harsh, coarse, hoarse, horrisonous, rough, gruff, grum, sepulchral, hollow, sharp, high, acute, shrill, trumpet-toned, piercing, ear-piercing, high-pitched, high-toned, cracked, discordant, cacophonous.


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