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  • n. Alternative spelling of high-rise.


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  • You may think that seeing the pleasure, the happiness in the face of a bear that you just talked off a 46 story highrise is the greatest satisfaction obtainable by man.

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  • Some of us try to live even closer to the sun by taking up residence in highrise apartment buildings that mimic Icarus in steel.

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  • I am too old to worry about this but as sure as the sun comes up in the east, they will mow this coast down to build highrise condos and hotels as far as the eye can see with sops offered to environmentalists that will be as phony as a Las Vegas Eiffel Tower.


  • Be sure to visit the CENTRO of Boca del Rio -- not just the highrise hotel/shopping center part.

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  • Finally standing in the shadow of the highrise, he took great care to press the correct buzzer.

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  • He struck a match in his mind and watched the highrise go up in flames.

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  • The landlord thumbed toward a table near the door where already a stack of forms from other potential tenants had started its own little highrise.

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  • The characters had always been designed as blue-collar employees of a Manhattan highrise, but now it turns out that the main tenant in the building has been ripping off the employee pension fund.

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  • Last March, American real estate entrepreneur Donald Trump signed a licensing agreement to put his name on a 52-story hotel and office highrise: Batumi Trump Tower.

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  • Hybrid automobiles, highrise buildings, and mass transit have nothing to do with science, industrialization, or technology.

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