altitudinous


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altitudinous

(ˌæltɪˈtjuːdɪnəs)
adj
pertaining to altitude or height
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.altitudinous - indefinitely highaltitudinous - indefinitely high; lofty    
high - (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"
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The music had started up, and half a block away you could hear the dull "broom, broom" of a cello, with the squeaking of two fiddles which vied with each other in intricate and altitudinous gymnastics.
Kourtney, who may very well be developing polyps on her vocal cords, one of the side effects of chronic creaking, is a kind of landmark case history in the pathology of fry, of what is known as "laryngealisation," while Kim, at the age of thirty-six, climbs towards the altitudinous end of every sentence and then, like Sisyphus, tumbles down again only to repeat the whole process.
Pope uses this altitudinous ambivalence to demonstrate that bathos consists of a contrast between the high and the low, from whence we get the still-current definition of bathos as the 'ludicrous descent from the elevated to the commonplace in writing or speech; anticlimax' (OED).
His latest book encompasses a lifetime of adventures in cold and altitudinous places, enhanced with tales of the great explorers who went before him, people such as Scott, Shackleton and Peary.
With these clever recycled plastic adaptors you can turn any ordinary drinking bottle into a colourful, fun watering can to help you water your plants like an altitudinous Alan Titchmarsh.
The wind turbines, blowing west, had an altitudinous effect on me.
True fanatics can likely ski and ride into May at the northernmost and most altitudinous resorts such as Killington, Sugarloaf and Jay Peak.