the high road

noun

Definition of the high road

1 chiefly US : a morally proper way of doing something Several local news programs reported the rumor, but the city newspaper took the high road and waited to see if anyone could confirm the story.
2 : an easy way to do something The book claims to teach the high road to financial success.

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“The high road.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20high%20road. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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