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1(of gasoline) high-octane.
- ‘It pays to note that high-test gasoline, calcium cyanide and DDT were three of the best bedbug eradicators.’
- ‘Does this dynamite duo have some high-test fuel in their karate tanks, or did the first Rage and Honor siphon it all away?’
- ‘Her thinker was missing on a cylinder or two, thanks to the high-test fuel she kept adding to the tank.’
- ‘When Primm says, ‘You have to run high-test gasoline in a Ferrari,’ he's talking about TO's diet.’
- 1.1 Meeting very high standards.‘a high-test office’
- ‘He discovered that he could no longer get a buzz, no matter how fast he poured down the high-test booze.’
- ‘More to the point, a full-strength, high-test spirituality propels a seeker toward sanity and wisdom.’
- ‘Craddock is totally in his element, playfully mixing high-test method-style acting with broad melodrama in the construction of the fire-cracker-wired Jon.’
- ‘During peak times, each store used to sell about $100 worth of the company's high-test coffee drinks every hour; that figure has now doubled.’
- ‘He forgot though that he has high-test alcohol on his face!’
- ‘But Canadian marijuana is an addictive high-test super-weed - much stronger than marijuana grown elsewhere, right?’
- ‘Besides searching for relationships, this high-test version of Spoke searches public records and Web-based data.’
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