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Faith was on full display during the Democratic National Convention, where Joe Biden closed out the week with several pointed references to his Catholic faith.

Compared to the rest of its full-frame A7 siblings, the A7C is roughly 20-percent smaller, which makes it very close to the consumer-oriented A6600.

At the time, future members Tesla and Nvidia didn’t come close to making the cut, ranking 35th and 78th respectively on the Nasdaq 100.

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Some retailers have already altered their store hours, including big-box stores that as early as July started announcing their plans to close on Thanksgiving Day.

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The tally is closing in on 2019’s total of 70 billion euros, even after a coronavirus market shutdown earlier in the year.

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How do they maintain that closeness with this risk over their heads?

Is there something bizarre or abnormal about this type of father-daughter relationship, their closeness?

The early team felt an intense closeness—the kind of bond you form when everyone works together toward one unified goal.

“I think that there was—or is—a real closeness of Valentino and mine that never stopped,” Giammetti says.

For a while they became inseparable, but Morrissey never details their closeness.

She stood before him with lowered eyelids, her bosom heaving still from the agitation of fear his closeness had aroused in her.

Flora's whisper to Ethel was her first discovery that the closeness and the heat of the room was nearly overpowering.

The closeness of their association made all the more surprising this sudden exclusion.

In a minute he had folded his arms with the same closeness Vanderbank had used—in a minute he too was nervously shaking his foot.

Nowhere is the science of boat-building and boat-sailing studied with greater closeness than in that shop.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to closeness, such as: intimacy, proximity, adjacency, compactness, density, and parsimony.

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