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  • as inclose call
  • as innear miss
  • as inpinch

synonyms for tight squeeze

  • cliffhanger
  • close shave
  • close squeeze
  • close thing
  • hairbreadth escape
  • heart stopper
  • narrow escape
  • narrow squeak
  • near go
  • near miss
  • near squeak
  • near thing
  • photofinish
  • squeaker
  • white-knuckler
  • crunch
  • box
  • clutch
  • contingency
  • crisis
  • difficulty
  • emergency
  • exigency
  • hardship
  • juncture
  • necessity
  • oppression
  • pass
  • plight
  • pressure
  • strait
  • stress
  • tight spot
  • turning point
  • zero hour
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How to use tight squeeze in a sentence

"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She took to staring out across the grounds again, and one hand drew up slowly till it was doubled into a tight-shut little fist.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It is a very simple plan, and will be perfectly tight; it is by restoring an equilibrium on both sides of the piston.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
As long as an emergency truck could squeeze through at moderate speed, that was enough.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Before that time we always put rope-yarn between the lap of the boiler-plates to make the seams tight.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
This difficulty of making a tight and safe boiler, that puzzled Watt, was moonshine to Trevithick.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
I asked sharply, and MacRae flung the same query over one shoulder as he fumbled at the tight-drawn latigo-knot.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
From this point Mr Dean began to pump and squeeze, and Trumps proved worthy of his name in the way he submitted to both processes.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
In this day there were some drops of the golden juices—some drops that she must squeeze out, that her thirsty lips must drink.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO TIGHT SQUEEZE

  • cliffhanger
  • close shave
  • close squeeze
  • close thing
  • hairbreadth escape
  • heart stopper
  • narrow escape
  • narrow squeak
  • near go
  • near miss
  • near squeak
  • near thing
  • photofinish
  • squeaker
  • tight squeeze
  • white-knuckler
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.