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synonyms for high flown

  • abstract
  • abstruse
  • esoteric
  • mystical
  • philosophical
  • spiritual
  • supernatural
  • theoretical
  • bodiless
  • deep
  • difficult
  • discarnate
  • eternal
  • fundamental
  • high-flown
  • ideal
  • immaterial
  • impalpable
  • incorporeal
  • insubstantial
  • intangible
  • intellectual
  • jesuitic
  • nonmaterial
  • nonphysical
  • numinous
  • oversubtle
  • preternatural
  • profound
  • recondite
  • superhuman
  • superior
  • supermundane
  • suprahuman
  • supramundane
  • supranatural
  • transcendental
  • unearthly
  • unfleshly
  • universal
  • unphysical
  • unreal
  • unsubstantial
  • decorative
  • baroque
  • flamboyant
  • sonorous
  • ornate
  • aureate
  • busy
  • figurative
  • flowery
  • fussy
  • grandiloquent
  • high-flown
  • luscious
  • magniloquent
  • ornamental
  • overblown
  • pretentious
  • rhetorical
  • rich
  • embellished
  • euphuistic
  • ornamented
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antonyms for high flown

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  • concrete
  • factual
  • obvious
  • physical
  • real
  • material
  • objective
  • solid
  • substantial
  • humble
  • modest
  • simple
  • plain
  • genuine
  • moderate
  • honest
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            How to use high flown in a sentence

            Honour the physician for the need thou hast of him: for the most High hath created him.
            THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
            The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.
            THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
            The Majesty on high has a colony and a people on earth, which otherwise is under the supremacy of the Evil One.
            SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
            In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).
            SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
            As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.
            TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
            Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.
            THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
            With him one is at high pressure all the time, and I have gained a good many more ideas from him than I can work up in a hurry.
            MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
            Not much use as the high crests hid the intervening hinterland from view, even from the crow's nests.
            GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
            We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.
            BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
            My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.
            BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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