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tall

informal Exaggerated, embellished, or untrue. My father loved telling tall tales about his days working as a cowboy.
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tall

1. mod. high on drugs; intoxicated with marijuana. (Drugs.) When Jerry gets a little tall, he gets overwhelmed with a sense of guilt.
2. mod. high-quality. You’re bringing in some tall ideas, man.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Suppose, for example, that the property of tallness is not expressible in L.
(33) Some familiar examples: The moral globally supervenes on the nonmoral; justified true belief is insufficient for knowledge; nothing can be red all over and green all over at the same time; the tallness relation is transitive; closed trilateral figures have interior angles that sum to 180 degrees.
Instead tallness is giving every student what they need in order to be successful.
The tallness or shortness of a stalk was interpreted literally; same with a healthy or withered stalk.
dergvay "tallness", mistvay "disease", cagvay "childhood".
One night, she gave me a goodnight kiss (on the cheek)--not much, but an improvement, even though I had the odd feeling that she would have kissed me on the forehead but for the fact that my tallness and her diminutiveness put it out of reach.
In non stressed condition, the effect of different genotypes on the PH showed that the highest and lowest tallness was shown by Oued Zenati and Dukem (Figure 3).
Any Hollywood cameraman will tell you filming the tallness of trees is not very easy with one camera, you can be too far away from the tree to see it whole, with nine cameras you don't, you're quite near the tree.
The language is replete with words that suggest a serpent-scales and a "slim dark tallness upright"--but again the mimetic qualities in the texts seem driven by the need for them to conform to the movement of the words on the page as much as the reverse.
He also found that where two opposed characteristics, such as tallness and shortness are carried by the same plant, one of the factors will consistently dominate.
"One of the things a Hollywood cameraman will always tell you," explained the artist, "as if confiding a dark secret" to Bryan Appleyard of the Sunday Times, "is that it is difficult to photograph the tallness of trees, but we've done it here."
The disease has an estimated incidence of 1 in 5000-7000 and has been shown to be more common in taller athletes such as basketball and volleyball players because tallness is one of the phenotypic expressions of the syndrome [52,55,56].
The blog, an extension of the clothing brand, offers a fresh viewpoint on style, culture, sports and advice through the lens of tallness.
More specifically, back-court players are often required to throw the ball over the raised arms of the defenders from the opposite team, and therefore tallness would be beneficial to players in that playing position.
By saying Akbar is tall one have predicated the tallness of Akbar or attributed the tallness of Akbar.