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  • adj. having or moving with a high step


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  • When he realized the cat was close, he high-stepped it right over to the feline and ran him off.

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  • As Raul Castro waved and saluted from a reviewing stand, troops high-stepped through Havana's sprawling Revolution Plaza.

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  • Paula Abdul's Live to Dance high-stepped to No. 1 in the ratings.

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  • “Which leaves me,” Caithe added as she high-stepped away from her destroyer.

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  • When Chris Cooley caught his touchdown, Portis high-stepped in joy, by himself, yards and yards away from the cameras.

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  • She high-stepped her way to the paddock, playfully pawing the ground as they roared.


  • After Jack hit the second of consecutive jumpers to complete a 22-2 run that bridged the half, he high-stepped and high-fived his teammates as a bewildered Brown called timeout facing a 70-47 deficit.

  • But then the switchbacks got narrower, the ramping road gave way to a high-stepped path, and paving stones gave way to carved and weathered rock, with makeshift repairs or detours where some ancient calamity had torn away the original path.


  • I think many fans are all about the celebrations following big defensive stops, like when London Fletcher threw back Tashard Choice for a three-yard loss late in the game, and then high-stepped his way off the field.

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  • After he scored on a 14-yard run midway through the third quarter, L.T. celebrated with his teammates and then high-stepped across the field to the bench.


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