high-wrought

high-wrought

(hī′rôt′)
adj.
Extremely excited or agitated.

high′-wrought′



adj.
highly agitated; overwrought.
[1595–1605]
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Yet with these high-wrought ideas, my feelings were far from partaking of a tinge of disappointment on my first and final landing on the shores of Brazil.
In his natural system, though high-wrought and delicately refined, a sensibility to the delights of the palate was probably inherent.
Prettier musings of high-wrought love and eternal constancy, could never have passed along the streets of Bath, than Anne was sporting with from Camden Place to Westgate Buildings.