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After a stint with a replacement Head Mistress went sour, R seriously considered shutting down La Domaine for good.

Moreover, the crippling restrictions resulted in the North partially shutting down weapons programs for lack of funds.

In the midst of “literally” shutting down the offices, Kroll talked to The Daily Beast about the final season.

One reason for withholding information was the president had no intention of shutting down the initiative.

You said that shutting down a newspaper is not the right way to warn those who may have infringed on the law.

He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.

This serves the double purpose of shutting out the glances of the curious and keeping out the cold air.

It seemed that a great burden had been lifted from his mind, and he closed his eyes as if shutting out the past now forever.

"No, thanks," the stranger said, taking his bag and shutting himself into his stuffy little stateroom.

She fell to her task again, only now she began to hum softly, thus shutting me off entirely.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shutting, such as: push, lock, bar, seal, draw, and secure.

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