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You would admire it more if she had a higher appreciation of you.

But the good of my country must stand on a higher ground than distinctions like these.

He was full of dreams and fancies, all of the higher order of things where love is the law.

The fewer the marriageable girls, the higher their market value.

"Have to be higher than that," the Inspector commented, grimly.

It is all Hamlet over again, Hamlet wrought up to a higher pitch of intensity.

Even without the Bible, men know that there is a Higher Being.

This important success raised the spirits of the Syracusans higher than ever.

It is doubtful if any of the higher rated motors have greater efficiency.

This law, being the law of God, is higher than the law of man.

WORD ORIGIN

comparative of high (adj.), Old English. Higher education is attested by 1839.

Higher-up (n.) "one in a superior post" is from 1905, American English.

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