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 Meanings and Examples of HIGH
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high
 a.  being a large distance from top to bottom or a long way above the ground
 a.  greater than the usual level
 a.  having power, great influence, or an important position
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  That hour passed, the sun mounted high in the heavens, but the cottagers did not appear.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  The river descends rapidly and winds between hills, not high, but steep, and of beautiful forms.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  We saw many ruined castles standing on the edges of precipices, surrounded by black woods, high and inaccessible.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  The wind was high, and the waves continually threatened the safety of my little skiff.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  I was nourished with high thoughts of honour and devotion.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  And I had the high intention of reading many other books besides.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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7  My dear," she told her sister in a high mincing shout, "most of these fellas will cheat you every time.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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8  At length the high white steeple of the town met my eyes.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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9  The voice in the hall rose high with annoyance.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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10  I got him to join up in the American Legion and he used to stand high there.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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11  His eloquence and religious fervour had already given the earnest of high eminence in his profession.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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12  "So, reverend sir, you have made a visit into the forest," observed the witch-lady, nodding her high head-dress at him.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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13  She felt that Edward stood very high in her opinion.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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14  My own spirits were high, and I bounded along with feelings of unbridled joy and hilarity.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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15  The high and snowy mountains were its immediate boundaries, but I saw no more ruined castles and fertile fields.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  If you want to treat yourself, the Malta Hilton offers high international standards.
17  Patients receive high doses of radiation during cancer treatment.
18  The bird sang high and clearly in the tree.
19  This type of sheet steel could stand high pressure.
20  The book places a high moral value on marriage and the family unit.
21  Great winds blow upon high hills.
22  They are known to place/put/set a high value on good presentation.
23  The video was seven minutes of high camp and melodrama.
24  She had a shrill high - pitched voice.
25  Having to wait hours came high on the list of complaints.
26  The house is enclosed with a high brick wall.
27  The ball bounced high and she missed it.
28  The material has exceptionally high strength for its weight.
29  The ball rose in a high arc and fell behind the boundary line.
30  Where passion is high there reason is low.