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  • n  the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
  • n  the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    at the height of her career
  • n  (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
  • n  elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface

  • A new study shows that height gives rise to self-esteem, not to mention better pay.
  • Generations of American males surreptitiously added inches to their height by wearing Adler elevatorsordinary-looking shoes that contained hidden built-in platforms.
  • People also searched frequently for Palin's physical stats particularly her age and height as they did with the other candidates and running mates.
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  • Barack Obama in NASDAQ
    Obama added, "That's a stark turnaround from the first six months of last year, when we lost 3.7 million jobs at the height of the recession."
  • Daniel Radcliffe in Socialite Life (blog)
    Of the New Moon star, Daniel said, "Rob Pattinson is a genuine sexy guy. He's got the height. If girls like short and nerdy, then I'm a sex symbol!"
  • Thomas Jefferson in Bahama Islands Info
    Speaking on Independence Day to a group of Americans, he said, "We gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very...

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