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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STRAITER

The world itself seemed to close about him, straiter than the walls of the room.

She hath been moved from the gaol; and that doubtless meaneth, had into straiter keeping.

The way is strait enough in itself without any effort of ours to make it straiter.

The Chambranle or Door-Case grew straiter and straiter towards the top, viz.

Wherefore the lexicographer adviseth a striving toward a straiter resemblance to the Average Man than he hath to himself.

It must be a way narrower and straiter than we conceive; for "the righteous shall scarcely be saved."

To a straiter ward were we comitted: that which we haue imputatiuely transgressed must beaunswered.

The Souldier's grown too sawcy, You must tie him straiter up.Arch.

This is ten thousand times a straiter place to be in than when I played the Count von Len.

Shall have to winter in straiter quarters, behind the Mulda, not astride of it as formerly; that is all.