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Synonyms for close to

(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

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Tarzan secured the rope to a stout limb and descended to a point close to Taug.
From some place of concealment near at hand Oolanga appeared, and came close to her.
One of Kovudoo's men leaned close to the ear of his chief.
Carthoris walked close to the left side of the latter.
The other thing was that if they did not pull it down for a few minutes it would have completed its circle and returned close to where I stood.
The lines are thickest close to him, but young Brooke and two or three of his men are shifting up farther, where the opposite line is weak.
He had the letter taken from his pocket and the table- on which stood a glass of lemonade and a spiral wax candle- moved close to the bed, and putting on his spectacles he began reading.
Before she had half arisen I had grasped her by the arm, and then, as I saw the guard starting to make a concerted rush upon me from all sides, I whipped out my dagger and, holding it close to that vile breast, ordered them to halt.