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high wire

noun
1.
a tightrope stretched very high above the ground.
Origin of high wire
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • But for three years we corresponded with some frequency; it was a thin-ice, high-wire business, but I pulled it through.

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high wire

noun
1.
a tightrope stretched high in the air for balancing acts
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