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adverb as in nearer

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noun as in clincher

noun as in pitcher

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noun as in relief pitcher


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Yet on coronavirus, the gap between the frontlines and Pelosi has only widened in recent days, as her moderate members call to re-open talk and pass legislation closer-aligned to what Republicans would accept.

If I have been true to my craft, then hopefully the listener will come away feeling a little closer to who Malcolm was and they will take some inspiration from his example.

The new line ranges from $180 to $1,000, and several models seem interesting—but when we looked closer, we found a familiar and not particularly attractive name behind the brand.

Each mission could turn up interesting new clues that get us closer to determining whether there is life there, but neither would be able to answer that question on its own.

The long expansion after 2008 led to a retail, restaurant and housing boom in neighborhoods closer to downtown, but largely bypassed Slavic Village, despite some successful efforts to stabilize homeownership.

“The closer we get to ‘16, the tougher it’s going to be, so I hope we start quickly,” he said.

Bratton might have said something that was closer to a real-world moral equivalence.

By Jerome Groopman, New Yorker Researchers get closer to outwitting a killer.

While not exactly BFF yet, but Cuba and the U.S. just became closer than they have since diplomatic ties were cut in 1961.

But does that bring the movie any closer to explaining his mind?

But sharper and closer anxieties than any connected with rights to lands and homes were pressing upon Alessandro and Ramona.

Drawing the settee closer to the light, he opened the great volume across his knees and adjusted his spectacles.

The relations between Ney and the First Consul soon became closer.

To secure that, a closer regard to what should be the character of the true church than has been paid, is requisite.

"Oh," she exclaimed carelessly, and went on knitting, drawing closer to the lamplight.

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On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to closer, such as: close-by, nearby, and hither.

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