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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of great moral or intellectual value; Pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals).

Usage examples (35)
  • high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school
  • I questioned him, expecting some high-flown words.
  • These high-flown maxims astonished Louis de Camors.
  • So, is high-flown thinking an ingredient in elitism? for more
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