high-strung

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We never could get along together at all, because he is so high-strung and overbearing.

Though still slight of build I was wiry, high-strung and quick of movement.

It was eloquent, vibrating with eloquence, but too high-strung, I think.

Starbright was right in saying Dade Morgan was proud and high-strung.

The high-strung gaiety, the drinking, the overtranking, the relaxation of mores.

My nerves are all high-strung with the turn matters have taken.

Swimming is good, particularly for nervous, high-strung persons.

Everyone had expected so high-strung a creature to be “half-wild with nerves.”

She's as good-natured as anybody I ever saw but she's high-strung, too; she's got a temper.

She's a high-strung girl—and proud; she mustn't know a thing about this deal.

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