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adjective as in immediate

adverb as in fore


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According to Kostick, while awaiting a van to transport Stewart to the nearest police station, his mood changed.

But all of them add up to a coiled-up rage, ready to lash out at the nearest target.

So we all walked down to the nearest pet store and Joan got her new dog Sammy.

My nearest relation, my wife, is telling me to get off my database and take out the garbage.

A vast database of doctors points you to the nearest licenser in your area.

After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.

But I suppose, as he is my nearest relative, it is but natural he should be anxious about my health.

I turned round, thrust my purse into the lap of the nearest, and with a light heart led the lady back to the hotel.

Perhaps the nearest approach to a pure æsthetic enjoyment in these early days is the love of flowers.

At once the sepoys at the Kashmir Gate fired a volley at the nearest officers, of whom three fell dead.

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On this page you'll find 133 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nearest, such as: adjacent, convenient, abutting, adjoining, approaching, and handy.

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