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high-toned

high-toned

 
pronunciation:
haI tond
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having an elevated character, morality, or the like; dignified.
a high-toned political campaign
definition 2: having a falsely assumed elegance or dignity.
His high-toned manners don't fool me.