She understood not his high-wrought scruples, his self-deluding belief.
It is fine as a poem: it is finer as a piece of high-wrought eloquence.
Our author is not true to nature—he is extravagant, high-wrought.
These principles were not flashes of a high-wrought imagination; they were practical.
But this high-wrought brilliancy, this unceasing point, soon fatigue.