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1. closely

adverb. ['ˈkloʊsli'] in an attentive manner.

Synonyms

  • tight

Antonyms

  • unseal
  • far

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • close (English)
  • clos (French)

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Rhymes with Closely

  • grossly
  • towsley
  • mostly
  • hoesly

Sentences with closely


1. Adverb
Examine each piece of wood closely before choosing it for your tower.

Quotes about closely


1. I realized women and humor were linked very closely.
- Craig Ferguson

2. Have you ever seen the stars in the night? See them closely, they will tell you, how to be open, how to love and how to shine and twinkle without any differences and jealousy of other stars.
- Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

3. A path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you . . . Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as many times as you think necessary. Then ask yourself alone, one question . . . Does this path have a heart? If it does, the path is good; if it doesn't it is of no use.
- Carlos Castaneda

2. closely-held

adjective. owned by a relatively few shareholders.

Antonyms

  • ownerless

3. closely

adverb. ['ˈkloʊsli'] in a close manner.

Synonyms

  • intimately

Antonyms

  • open
  • middle

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • close (English)
  • clos (French)
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