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 for high-pitched
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  high-pitched \high-pitched\ adj.
     1. high in pitch or frequency; -- used of sounds and voices.
        Opposite of low. [Narrower terms: adenoidal, pinched,
        nasal; altissimo; alto; countertenor, alto;
        falsetto; peaky, spiky; piping; shrill, sharp;
        screaky, screechy, squeaking, squeaky, squealing;
        soprano, treble; sopranino; tenor]
     Syn: high.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. set at a sharp or high angle or slant; as, a high-pitched
     Syn: steeply pitched, steep.
          [WordNet 1.5] high-power

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
             [syn: high, high-pitched] [ant: low, low-pitched]
      2: set at a sharp or high angle or slant; "a high-pitched roof"

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