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high-strung

Persistently anxious and easily startled or upset. Primarily heard in US. I've never met anyone so high-strung. She gasps every time the phone rings.
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Couldn't tell you what Irene Cara's doing these days -- fame, it turns out, is a fleeting evanescent thing -- but the Fame concept will indeed live forever, life at a New York college for the performing arts being part of the deal in the loveably wide-eyed High Strung.
Now, she's left her coveted spot at the Mariinsky behind and is starring in the long-awaited dance film High Strung.
People who are high strung and easy to anger should only own a quiet, forgiving horse.
Depending on whether an animal is classified as being really calm or really high strung, we're seeing differences in the way it deals with illness," Carroll says.
It is a high strung unit and only comes into its own past 8,000rpm.
He is known as a talented, but high strung player that could add some versatility and leadership to the young "Lob City" Clippers.
High Strung by Stephen Tignor Was this month's US Open final between Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic the next instalment in what promises to be a long-running tennis rivalry?
Also, typical of Mazda and our sporty ethos, we decided to sponsor the Tantra Nights event because it would help communicate the essence of our brand in a fun-filled, high strung environment.
the way you soothe a high strung mare, so she can drop her head and
The Coast Fork Cowboy Festival kicks off today in Creswell, with all sorts of rootin' tootin' fun, including the High Strung Band, Smoke Wade and Sam Matisse, plus poetry and yodeling.
The High Strung, These are Good Times, Tee Pee puts it out
But there is a lot you can do to modify your risk if you are one of those high strung types.
Like a fox, Rose is quick, hyperactive and high strung.
The plot of High Strung, to be released in the summer of 2015, doesn't stray far from that of most commercial dance movies.
Birmingham Rep' hosts the Mad Hatter's Tea Party hosted by Birmingham Rep, The Visual Arts Village is on Eastside Green, there will be arts and craft workshops at Brindleyplace and a 25metre high acrobatics display by High Strung Aerial Dance from Toronto.
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