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We have no thought to impede the paths to closer relationship.

Closer to her than the hospital was life in the raw that night.

I got closer to the Jap than I had ever been before; and by gracious, Linda!

She drew her arms about his neck, and clung to him the closer.

With which words she folded her in a closer embrace, and a really fond one.

But Charley would only bury his face the closer, and keep silence.

Billy and Barbara take a step nearer to each other, but can go no closer.

The good man smiled a greasy smile; and drew her closer to him.

She held him closer round the neck, and rocked him on her breast like a child.

Monsieur Defarge whispered it closer in his ear, and frowned heavily.

WORD ORIGIN

"one who closes" anything, 1610s, agent noun from close (v.).

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