High-swelling
High-swelling High"-swell`ing, a. Inflated; boastful. [1913 Webster]

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  • high — [OE] High is an ancient word. It goes right back to Indo European *koukos, which is related to a number of terms denoting roughly ‘rounded protuberance’: Sanskrit kucas ‘breast’, for instance, Russian húcha ‘heap’, and Lithuanian kaukas ‘swelling …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • high — [OE] High is an ancient word. It goes right back to Indo European *koukos, which is related to a number of terms denoting roughly ‘rounded protuberance’: Sanskrit kucas ‘breast’, for instance, Russian húcha ‘heap’, and Lithuanian kaukas ‘swelling …   Word origins

  • high-wrought — a. 1. Impetuous, vehement, intense, swelling high, rising high. 2. Enthusiastic, impassioned. 3. Highly finished, finely elaborated, delicately and intricately wrought …   New dictionary of synonyms

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