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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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The suspense runs high in this exciting SF tale, and all the loose ends from the other books are neatly wrapped up.
The clinic is a partnership between Antelope Valley Hospital and Los Angeles County, which runs High Desert Hospital.
But displayed atop the parapet that runs high along the gallery's interior perimeter, the cyborglings seem to have risen in a radiant apotheosis.