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strung

a. (of a piano, etc.) provided with strings, esp of a specified kind or in a specified manner
b. (in combination): gut-strung
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High-strung but reasonable, that's what you are, Killeny Boy, high-strung but reasonable," he continued to mumble as Kwaque helped to roll him into his bunk.
Nanta," the first Asian musical to debut on Broadway, will be the third performance, and is a high-strung non-verbal comedy related around the zany antics of a bunch of cooks and their kitchen drama.
Before hitting her stride as one of Hollywood's hottest rising stars, Beth Behrs was a high-strung, stressed out, junk-food-loving couch potato.
She's strangely captivating as the PR-obsessed Lucy, a high-strung leader who occasionally badmouths her twin sister, Nancy.
The Modern Lovers' high-strung leader, Jonathan Richman, has just left the stage, his Nice-Jewish-Boy songs about being "in love with the Old World" having been delivered in the manner of his musical hero, the Not-So-Nice Jewish founder of the Velvet Underground, Lou Reed.
The movie - a lighthearted romance comedy about a high-strung career woman who discovers that she is married to a complete stranger - will be shown in UAE cinemas starting Thursday.
Whoever she winds up partnered with though, London assures she will likely not be too high-strung, because of her roots as a California girl.
But Etta Huntington, Cindy's high-strung mother, herself a famous horsewoman, thinks the evil might lie closer to home.
The novel's irrational tone and twisty plot owe a debt to Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karmazov in featuring a cast of high-strung villagers whose absurd actions and exaggerated reactions obfuscate resolution of the murder.
Normally, when one hears the word Uzi, what comes to mind is the lethal assault gun that comes in different iterations, including a micro version that handles much like a high-strung rodeo horse.
Previous BioWare games have included bisexual and gay characters, and queer characters exist throughout the Dragon Age universe, Laidlaw adds, including Mae, a transgender mage, and Herren and Wade, a shopkeeper and his high-strung blacksmithing partner.
September's list of standout lease and financing deals is especially wide-ranging, including luxury cars, an all-electric, and a high-strung hatchback, in addition to bread-and-butter options like midsize sedans, pickups and SUVs, making this a great time for new-car shoppers to snag a great deal," said Jack R.