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synonyms for close quarters

  • close range
  • grips
  • place of confinement
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How to use close quarters in a sentence

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.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.
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It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He passed the latter part of his life in poverty, and towards the close of it, was confined in a madhouse.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
“The British Raj is doomed,” she muttered, lowering her voice, and bringing her magnificent eyes close to his.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Now, he chose a small table in a corner of the balcony, close to the glass screen.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
News came that the rebels were plundering the British quarters, and the infantry went there in hot haste.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The two were standing together before the fire; Bernard watched Mrs. Vivian close the door softly behind her.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The friends were standing close to the wall; but on these sounds they moved away; and a key presently turned in the door.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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WORDS RELATED TO CLOSE QUARTERS

  • close grips
  • close quarters
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.