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running high

[for feelings] to be in a state of excitement or anger. Feelings were running high as the general election approached. The mood of the crowd was running high when they saw the mother slap her child.
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Chief Supt Paul Weir said: "Understandably, emotions were running high but we can't tolerate that emotion spilling over into violence and disorder.
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Part of a growing chorus of civil-rights leaders condemning the stamp, Ali also called on Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to denounce the stamp, saying it was urgent at a time when racial tensions are running high among black and Latino students.
Having conceded a goal in the 94th minute emotions were running high and heated words were exchanged.
Emotions will be running high this week for the Valencia High girls' basketball team in the Southern Section playoffs.
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But with emotions and intensity running high, the first half turned out to be a dud, as both teams struggled to score.
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