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  • 1 high words — plural noun Angry altercation • • • Main Entry: ↑high * * * plural n. archaic angry words high words passed between them …

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  • 2 high words — Strife, contention, quarrel, angry dispute, bickering, war of words …

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  • 3 high words — /haɪ ˈwɜdz/ (say huy werdz) plural noun Colloquial a heated argument; row …

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  • 4 high — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 a of great vertical extent (a high building). b (predic.; often in comb.) of a specified height (one inch high; water was waist high). 2 a far above ground or sea level etc. (a high altitude). b inland, esp. when raised… …

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  • 5 High German consonant shift — High German subdivides into Upper German (green) and Central German (blue), and is distinguished from Low German (yellow) and Dutch. The main isoglosses, the Benrath and Speyer lines, are marked in black. In historical linguistics, the High… …

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  • 6 High Icelandic — or Hyper Icelandic ( Háíslenska or Háfrónska ) is an artificial language started by the Belgian Jozef Braekmans, aimed at removing loan words from the modern Icelandic language. Its vocabulary is described by its creator as an ultra purist… …

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  • 7 High Cross, Leicestershire — High Cross is the crossroads of the Roman Roads of Watling Street and Fosse Way in Leicestershire, England. It is located about a mile west of the village of Claybrooke Magna and was located in the hundred of Guthlaxton. It was the site of a… …

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  • 8 High yellow — High yellow, occasionally simply yellow (dialect: yaller, yeller), is a term for very light skinned multiracial people who also have African ancestry. It is a reference to the golden yellow skin tone of some mixed race people. The term was in… …

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  • 9 high — high, tall, lofty mean above the average in height. High, the general term (opposed to low), implies marked extension upward and is applied chiefly to things which rise from a base or foundation {a high hill} {a high building} or are placed at a… …

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  • 10 High school — is the name used in some parts of the world (in particular Scotland, North America and Australia) to describe an institution which provides all or part of secondary education. The term originates in Scotland and spread to the New World countries… …

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  • 11 high muckety-muck — high muckamuck also high muckety muck n. Informal ▸ An important, often overbearing person. ╂ [By folk etymology (influenced by HIGH(Cf. ↑high)) from Chinook Jargon hayo makamak, much food, plenty to eat, hayo, much (from Nootka ḥayo, ten),… …

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  • 12 High Church Lutheranism — is the European name for the Lutheran movement that emphasises worship practices and doctrines that are similar to those found within both Roman Catholicism and the Anglo Catholic wing of Anglicanism. In North America the term Evangelical… …

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  • 13 High hopes (chanson) — High Hopes Chanson par Pink Floyd extrait de l’album The Division Bell Pays Angleterre Sortie 30 mars 1994 Durée 8:30 Genre(s) Rock progr …

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  • 14 High intensity training — (HIT) is a form of strength training popularized in the 1970s by Arthur Jones of Nautilus and MedX fame. Everything of any value related to exercise can be stated in less than a thousand words, can, in fact, be fairly well covered in only a few… …

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  • 15 Words per minute — Words per minute, commonly abbreviated wpm, is a measure of input or output speed. For the purposes of WPM measurement a word is standardized to five characters or keystrokes.[1] For instance, I run counts as one word, but rhinoceros counts as… …

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  • 16 Words of Estimative Probability — (WEP or WEPs) are terms used by intelligence analysts in the production of analytic reports to convey the likelihood of a future event occurring. They express the extent of their confidence in the finding. A well chosen WEP provides a decision… …

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  • 17 High — High, adv. In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully. And reasoned high. Milton. I can not reach so high. Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: High is extensively used in …

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  • 18 High and low — High High, adv. In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully. And reasoned high. Milton. I can not reach so high. Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: High is extensively… …

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  • 19 High context culture — (and the contrasting ‘low context culture’) are terms presented by the anthropologist Edward T. Hall in his 1976 book Beyond Culture . It refers to a culture’s tendency to cater towards in groups, an in group being a group that has similar… …

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  • 20 High-energy radio-frequency weapons — (HERF) or High Power Radio Frequency weapons (HPRF) are weapons that use high intensity radio waves to disrupt electronics. They are a type of directed energy weapon. They operate similarly to electromagnetic pulse (EMP) devices, by inducing… …

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