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close up

verb as in latch

Weak match

noun as in mug shot

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It remains unclear whether Qatari authorities intervened or the organizers decided to close up shop because of media attention.

Reports began trickling out in the press this week that GOProud had decided to close up shop.

The video starts with a close up of Avril, who chants a couple of Japanese phrases with wide, black-lined badger eyes.

For a man who just filmed a close up of a real-life horror film, he seems virtually emotionless.

Jacobs leaked a photo to Instagram, which featued a shadowed close-up of Lange's gorgeous face.

We stumbled along, close up, for the thick-piled clouds still hung their light-obscuring banners over the sky.

You could not see the water till you got close up, and at a distance only the rows of gas jets were apparent.

The inner tube has an internal flanch, to which a flat circular plate is screwed to close up the tube.

The revelation was made soon after tea, when she sidled close up to him as they paced slowly along the sea-front in the dusk.

When they saw the Federals had halted, they also halted, taking time to close up, and that was just what Lawrence wanted.


On this page you'll find 134 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to close-up, such as: image, likeness, photo, picture, portrait, and print.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.