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chiefly North American
  • Stylish or superior: an oasis of classily high-toned culture
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    • With property taxes spiraling dramatically, the place also risks turning into a high-toned playground for the rich.
    • The current catalog of the high-toned house Westminster John Knox Press, for example, features The Gospel According to the Simpsons.
    • However, his publisher seems to have required a more high-toned explanation before furnishing him with a fresh tranche of money and renown.

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