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advanced

intoxicated

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way up

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  • way up
  • aloft
  • far up
  • to a great height

peak

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high and low

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on a high

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extending to a great height

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having a rather great upward projection

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long past

exceedingly dignified in form, tone, or style

abnormally increased, especially in intensity

bringing a high price

intensely violent in sustained velocity

stupefied, intoxicated, or otherwise influenced by the taking of drugs

a strong, pleasant feeling of excitement or stimulation

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a lofty level or position or degree

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an air mass of higher than normal pressure

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a state of sustained elation

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a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics

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a high place

a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12

a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed

greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

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(literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like 'knee-high')

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standing above others in quality or position

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used of sounds and voices

happy and excited and energetic

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(used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted

slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

at a great altitude

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in a rich manner

References in classic literature ?
Tangle," says the Lord High Chancellor, latterly something restless under the eloquence of that learned gentleman.
Perched on its eternal hills, white and domed and solid, massed together and hooped with high gray walls, the venerable city gleamed in the sun.
and with a heavy sigh the marshal of the province walked with downcast head to the high table in the middle of the room, his legs staggering in his white trousers.
Presently the room was emptied except for the dead and dying on the floor, the victim upon the altar, the high priestess, and the madman.
The effort sent him rolling from the altar to the stone floor on the opposite side from that on which the priestess stood; but as he sprang to his feet the thongs dropped from his freed arms, and at the same time he realized that he was alone in the inner temple--the high priestess and the mad priest had disappeared.
He felt quite sure that the sacrifice would go on from the point where it had been interrupted if the high priestess had her way, though he was equally positive that they would find Tarzan of the Apes unbound and with a long dagger in his hand a much less tractable victim than Tarzan disarmed and bound.
I am La, high priestess of the Temple of the Sun, in the city of Opar.
They rank neither with mortals nor with immortals: long indeed do they live, eating heavenly food and treading the lovely dance among the immortals, and with them the Sileni and the sharp-eyed Slayer of Argus mate in the depths of pleasant caves; but at their birth pines or high-topped oaks spring up with them upon the fruitful earth, beautiful, flourishing trees, towering high upon the lofty mountains (and men call them holy places of the immortals, and never mortal lops them with the axe); but when the fate of death is near at hand, first those lovely trees wither where they stand, and the bark shrivels away about them, and the twigs fall down, and at last the life of the Nymph and of the tree leave the light of the sun together.
I saw that I was too calm; so I walked the room a while and worked myself into a high excitement; but the book's next remark --that the adventurer must get up at two in the morning--came as near as anything to flatting it all out again.
Not a sound disturbed the deep tranquillity of the night, except the distant roar of streams which rush from the high plateau of the St.
Do you mean to say," said Lady Muriel, "that these manikins of an inch high are to argue with me?
This was no more than a whim, however, prompted by pride in such exclusiveness of diet only possible to one in such high place.
The shells of the eight he sucked he broke to fragments as a dog might break them, and, to build the picture he had long visioned, of the eighth egg he reserved a tiny portion which he spread, not on Jerry's jowls where his tongue could have erased it, but high up about his eyes and above them, where it would remain and stand witness against him according to the plot he had planned.
Even worse, in high priestly sacrilege, he encouraged Jerry to attack a megapode hen in the act of laying.
Thus it is always with those in the high places, ever temporising with their natural desires, ever masking their ordinariness under a show of disinterest.