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(High"bind`er) n. A ruffian; one who hounds, or spies upon, another; app. esp. to the members
of certain alleged societies among the Chinese. [U. S.]
(High"-blown`) a. Inflated, as with conceit.
(High"born`) a. Of noble birth. Shak.
(High"-bred`) a. Bred in high life; of pure blood. Byron.
(High"-built`) a. Of lofty structure; tall. "High-built organs." Tennyson.
The high-built elephant his castle rears.Creech.
(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"-church`ism) n. The principles of the high-church party.
(High"-church`man) n.; pl. -men One who holds high-church principles.
(High"-church`man-ship), n. The state of being a high-churchman. J. H. Newman.
1. Having a strong, deep, or glaring color; flushed. Shak.
2. Vivid; strong or forcible in representation; hence, exaggerated; as, high-colored description.
(High"-em*bowed `) a. Having lofty arches. "The high-embowed roof." Milton.
(High"er*ing) a. Rising higher; ascending.
In ever highering eagle circles.Tennyson.
(High`fa*lu"ting) n. [Perh. a corruption of highflighting.] High-flown, bombastic language.
[Written also hifalutin.] [Jocular, U. S.] Lowell.
(High"-fed`) a. Pampered; fed luxuriously.
(High"-fin`ished) a. Finished with great care; polished.
(High"fli`er) n. One who is extravagant in pretensions, opinions, or manners. Swift.
1. Elevated; proud. "High-flown hopes." Denham.
2. Turgid; extravagant; bombastic; inflated; as, high-flown language. M. Arnold.
(High"-flushed`) a. Elated. Young.
(High"fly`ing) a. Extravagant in opinions or ambition. "Highflying, arbitrary kings." Dryden.
(High"-go`) n. A spree; a revel. [Low]
(High"-hand`ed) a. Overbearing; oppressive; arbitrary; violent; as, a high-handed act.
(High"-heart`ed) a. Full of courage or nobleness; high-souled. High"- heart`ed*ness, n.