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noun as in storage cupboard, usually tall

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She opened closet doors, snapped light switches, hunted for stains on the carpet.

The officers returned fire, fatally shooting the man in the closet who was later identified as Green.

So Wessel-Kroeschell, who has served in the statehouse since 2005, began her challenge to the speaker by looking inside her closet for the perfect pair of denim.

If he leaves for college, Gross may bring one of his Capitals jerseys, so he’s reminded of his mom each time he opens his closet in his dorm room.

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And Duke was a closet Nazi getting exposed by an avalanche of reporting.

One night in 2004, my college boyfriend called me from inside a closet in a north Toronto housing project.

But once Kanye came along, Kim had to literally clean out her closet.

When I was in the closet in my twenties, I considered suicide almost every day.

It should be possible to make an interesting film in a closet with the door shut.

I plainly heard a noise upon the cover of my closet like that of a cable, and the grating of it as it passed through the ring.

He implored Agnes to save him, and this she did by secreting him in a hidden closet behind the huge chimney.

But one chance he had, before supper was laid, of a word alone with his mother, in her own closet.

Every chest of drawers, and wardrobe, and closet in the house was ransacked, to find bed-quilts and blankets for the army.

The Spaniard's boat was lashed so that no mortal could get her clear, and the little craft was used as a sort of lumber-closet.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to closet, such as: cabinet, container, locker, room, vault, and wardrobe.

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