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1    azure     (poetic)   empyrean     (poetic)   firmament, heavens, upper atmosphere, vault of heaven, welkin     (archaic)  
2    to the skies      excessively, extravagantly, fulsomely, highly, immoderately, inordinately, profusely  
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  ( skies    plural  )
1       n-var   Thesky is the space around the earth which you can see when you stand outside and look upwards.  
The sun is already high in the sky., ...warm sunshine and clear blue skies...     
    pie in the sky  

Something that is sky-blue is a very pale blue in colour.      colour  
Her silk shirtdress was sky-blue, the colour of her eyes.     
If you say that prices or confidence are sky-high, you are emphasizing that they are at a very high level.      adj  
Christie said: `My confidence is sky high.', ...the effect of falling house prices and sky-high interest rates.     
      Sky high is also an adverb., adv   ADV after v  
Their prestige went sky high.     

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say, shy, sly, spy

blue sky laws exp.
state securities laws

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