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adjective as in forbidden

adjective as in impermissible

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I wish I could be writing to you under better circumstances, but unfortunately those avenues have closed up.

By the time you filed your 2016 returns in late 2017, you could have long since closed up shop.

Shortly after his confession, Vision Forum Ministries closed up shop, unable to continue with the stink of sex scandal upon them.

The series ended as Rose closed up the house and moved on with her life.

In Ireland and Germany, convents and monasteries are being closed up and sold to help offset costs.

Close at his heels rode two officers in Confederate gray uniforms, and a motley crowd of riders closed up the road behind.

You take good care of that, Daniel, and when you get the estate closed up you burn it.

They suddenly let down the portcullis, which they had raised somewhat by pulleys, and thus closed up the gateway.

My great wish is to let a little sunshine into the closed up, sombre rooms, and may be even a little deeper.

"Closed up the disturbed rooms," interrupts Constance, promptly.


On this page you'll find 113 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to closed-up, such as: muted, checked, close, curbed, faint, and hush.

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