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  • n. Alternative form of high point.


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  • When the Fourth Congress came around in 1991, the highpoint was the relaxation that allowed religious believers to join the party, although the percentage of believers who joined was not nearly as high as the number of existing members who dropped the mask of atheism and confessed that they had another faith, in addition to Marxism-Leninism.

    Yoani Sanchez: Communist Party Congress To Work on Economy but Not Human Rights

  • The highpoint was the knowledge that Piers has now upped sticks to CNN to see if he can make Afghan president Hamid Karzai weep as easily as, say, Ulrika Jonsson.

    The Guardian World News

  • Overall our American visitor felt a highpoint was the wildness of Co Antrim (the road coming out of Larne.) - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • At an elevation of 4,145 feet, Black Mountain near the town of Lynch in southeastern Kentucky was the seventh "highpoint" that Zimmer has scaled since setting off earlier this month on a trip to benefit the Alzheimer's Association.

    Cincinnati.Com - All Local News

  • I was already tired by the time I regained my highpoint of the previous day.

    Training for the Big Wall

  • The netroots can make a difference in certain targeted ways, and at certain times and places, but it cannot deliver enough votes or money to be a major player at the Presidential level, and the blogs media clout is in relative terms, diminished compared to the highpoint (around 05 to early 07).

    Bloggers on the Bus, bloggers in the index

  • There's plenty of good creative comedy writing here including a bizarre musical adaptation of Oliver Twist that proves a real highpoint and enough to suggest that we could well be hearing much more from these three guys in the future.

    Edinburgh fringe festival new comedy

  • While we are nowhere near the highpoint historically of energy cost per unit of GDP, we are moving in the wrong direction.

    Steven Cohen: Congress Can't Even Change a Light Bulb

  • Although violence has dropped sharply since the highpoint of the war three years ago, the country is still plagued by smallscale attacks that have kept the country on edge and raised doubts about the capabilities of the security forces as American troops prepare to withdraw at the end of this year.

    Attacker in bomb-packed ambulance kills 7 in Iraq

  • Loads of bonus material but none of it changes the fact that the highpoint was Jesse Winchester's instant classic performance of "Sham-A-Ling-Dong-Ding," one of the loveliest tunes you'll ever hear.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: How Good Is Matt Damon? Damn Good


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