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high-strung
used in Arrowsmith

2 uses
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Definition
tense and easily upset
  • Angus and Leora kept up a high-strung chatter, while Martin stalked beside them, silent, sulky, proud of being sulky.
    Chapter 7 (75% in)
  • I was pretty high-strung.
    Chapter 9 (43% in)

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