High-mettled
High-mettled High"-met`tled, a. Having abundance of mettle; ardent; full of fire; as, a high-mettled steed. [1913 Webster]

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  • high-mettled — highˈ mettˈled adjective High spirited, fiery • • • Main Entry: ↑high …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-mettled — a. 1. Fiery, spirited. 2. Ardent, high spirited, proud, quick, fiery, intense, excitable. See high strung, 2 …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • mettled — |med.əld, etəld adjective 1. obsolete : mettlesome 2. : having (such) a mettle usually used in combination muddy mettled high mettled …   Useful english dictionary

  • high spirited — Synonyms and related words: agitable, arch, beany, brash, devilish, ebullient, edgy, effervescent, elfish, elvish, emotional, emotionally unstable, eruptive, excitable, explosive, fiery, foolish, full of mischief, high mettled, high strung,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • high strung — Synonyms and related words: agitable, all nerves, apprehensive, edgy, emotional, emotionally unstable, eruptive, excitable, explosive, fearful, fidgety, frightened, goosey, high mettled, high spirited, highly emotional, hypersensitive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • high-spirited — a. 1. Spirited, bold, daring. See high mettled. 2. Proud, high strung …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Mettled — Met tled, a. Having mettle; high spirited; ardent; full of fire. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • explosive — Synonyms and related words: Ballistite, TNT, agitable, alarming, allophone, alveolar, anxious, apico alveolar, apico dental, articulation, aspiration, assimilation, bad, banging, bilabial, blasting, bursting, cacuminal, cellulose nitrate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • edgy — Synonyms and related words: agitable, all nerves, antsy, antsy pantsy, anxious, apprehensive, breathless, chafing, combustible, eager, emotional, emotionally unstable, eruptive, excitable, excited, explosive, fearful, fretful, fretting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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