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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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A source said: "Feelings are still running high at Pompey over the way Harry left and took former players with him, so the best option is to go with security and eradicate any chance of Harry being under pressure and intimidation.
TENSIONS were running high last night on Tyneside as young people reacted to the death of a 16-year-old girl who was knocked over by a police car.
A long time ago: When the Angels were originally scheduled to play the White Sox on May 11 before the game was rained out in Chicago, Kelvim Escobar was scheduled to start and at the time, his emotions were running high.
The Express5800/1020Ba meets the needs of Fortune 1000 enterprises, research institutions and universities; this Itanium 2 blade server is ideal for running high performance analytical applications such as genome mapping, weapons research and financial market simulation, all of which are functions that demand significant processor power.
Even when the tension started running high and some of my other black friends became combative, Daryl and I never denounced one another; we never left one another's side.
The Mighty Mississippi has been running high this year.