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    high-flown - Dictionary definition and meaning for word high-flown

    (adj) pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)
    Synonyms : high-sounding , inflated
    Example Sentence
    • high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school
    • a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution
    (adj) of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    Example Sentence
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose
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an INFLATED baloon will FLOW HIGH ..

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