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1. Rising to a great height.
2. Unusually extravagant, affected, or ambitious.
1. extravagant or extreme in aims, opinions, etc.; unduly lofty: highflying ambitions.
2. having a high cost or perceived value: highflying glamour stocks.
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|Adj.||1.||highflying - moving upward or along at a considerable height; "some highflying fighter pilot fired a cannon shell into it"|
ascending - moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed"
|2.||highflying - extravagant or ambitious or extreme in aims or opinions; "they did not understand what had happend at the once highflying company"|
unrestrained - not subject to restraint; "unrestrained laughter"