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adjective as in accurate, precise

adjective as in stingy

noun as in ending

verb as in join, unite

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Those close to him believe he would be fine with having a vote on another package before they leave town, even if it’s smaller than the plan Pelosi wants.

The Bedminster club temporarily closed down operations on March 17, after Murphy imposed new restrictions on businesses and social gatherings because of the pandemic.

The results were closer among Republicans, 41 percent of whom said the theory didn’t hurt the country and 50 percent of whom said it did.

If I didn’t close it, I think you’d have 2 million deaths instead of having the 185,000 — 190,000.

Along with the entire automaker sector, Honda’s business felt the hit from the coronavirus crisis early on as global lockdowns caused factories to close and kept consumers away from dealerships.

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Hopefully not overly close, but we talk about it in the episode how similar it is.

The two strengthened ties over the years and now Krauss considers Epstein a “close” and “considerate” friend.

Ney said McDonnell needs to “keep a stiff lip” and stay in close contact with family members.

I got to work on all of it—and Epstein kept close tabs on me.

So in that sense we have gotten close to the families that have lost loved ones, be it from one side or the other.

Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.

On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.

It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.

In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.

He passed the latter part of his life in poverty, and towards the close of it, was confined in a madhouse.

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On this page you'll find 596 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to close, such as: adjacent, convenient, abutting, adjoining, approaching, and handy.

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