Examples of high road in a Sentence
hair-raising tales of outlaws who ambushed coaches traveling the high roads
Recent Examples of high road from the Web
Clarkson wields the former First Lady’s slogan as neutrally as possible, singing only of being strong, taking the high road, and standing for something.
That means our leaders must always — always — take the high road even in the face of political criticism or even outright anger.
Melania could have stayed silent and taken the high road.
What was the minimum to ensure Sean stayed on the high road the next time around?
The show didn’t take any particularly high road initially.
Update, 8/4: Gracious famous people Kate Mara and Michael B. Jordan continue to take the high road, climbing farther and farther away from the racist, sexist 29,384-car pileup that was their recent interview with Southside Steve.
And Democrats should take the high road rather than use the Niger tragedy for political gain.
If Republicans use budget gimmicks in order to pass radical partisan tax reform that costs trillions, they should be held accountable for not taking the high road of bipartisanship.
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First Known Use of high road
high road Synonyms
Synonymsarterial, artery, avenue, boulevard, carriageway [British], drag, drive, expressway, freeway, way, highway, pass, pike, road, roadway, route, row, street, thoroughfare, thruway, trace, turnpike
Related Wordscauseway; autobahn, autoroute, autostrada, dual carriageway [chiefly British], interstate, motorway [chiefly British], superhighway; beltway, bypass, parkway, ring road [chiefly British]; corniche, switchback; through street; high street [British], Main Street; backstreet, branch, bystreet, byway, crossroad, secondary road, shunpike, side road, side street; alley, alleyway; circle, lane, laneway [British], mews [chiefly British], place; close [chiefly British], cul-de-sac, dead end; corridor; track, trail
HIGH ROAD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of high road for English Language Learners
: a main road
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