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high

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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
Wyndham Lewis
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Etymology

Old English hēah < Germanic *hauhaz < Indo-European *keu-k-, a suffixed form of *keu-. Cognate with Dutch hoog, German hoch; and with Lithuanian kaukas, Russian куча.

Adjective

high (comparative higher, superlative highest)

Positive
high

Comparative
higher

Superlative
highest

  1. Being elevated in position or status, a state of being above many things.
  2. Tall, lofty, at a great distance above the ground (at high altitude).
  3. (slang) To be under the influence of a mood affecting drug; stoned.
  4. Of a quantity or value, great or large.
    a high interest rate

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Noun

Singular
high

Plural
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  1. A period of euphoria, from excitement or from an intake of drugs
    That pill gave me a high for a few hours, before I had a comedown

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