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shut

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block up

near

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even

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Synonyms for close

not far from another in space, time, or relation

very closely associated

having all parts near to each other

nearly equivalent or even

not deviating from correctness, accuracy, or completeness

affording little room for movement

oppressive due to a lack of fresh air

to move (a door, for example) in order to cover an opening

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to plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

to bring or come to a natural or proper end

to come together

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close in: to surround and advance upon

close off: to set apart from a group

close out: to get rid of completely by selling, especially in quantity or at a discount

an area partially or entirely enclosed by walls or buildings

to a point near in time, space, or relation

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the temporal end

the concluding part of any performance

move so that an opening or passage is obstructed

become closed

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cease to operate or cause to cease operating

finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)

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come to a close

complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement

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be priced or listed when trading stops

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engage at close quarters

cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop

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change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact

come together, as if in an embrace

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bring together all the elements or parts of

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fill or stop up

unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of

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finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead

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at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

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close in relevance or relationship

not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

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rigorously attentive

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marked by fidelity to an original

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(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched

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crowded

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lacking fresh air

of textiles

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strictly confined or guarded

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confined to specific persons

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fitting closely but comfortably

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used of hair or haircuts

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giving or spending with reluctance

inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information

near in time or place or relationship

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in an attentive manner

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But for the rest of us, let us retain just a piece of our dignity and not have the unrelenting live camera lens probe our most secret and sensitive physical defects, not noticed in the give-and-take of daily life--but magnified beyond endurance, especially in the large-screen video close-up.
Hollywood Close-Ups maintains its corporate headquarters in Studio City, California and its post production facilities in the Hollywood Hills.
In saturated teals, grays, ochers, and cobalts, the close-ups of agitated river surface--which, of course, are frozen in photo-eternity--inscribe a horizon line around the room.
1 megapixel digital camera has all the features you would expect from a high-quality device including a 2X digital zoom lens, burst capability of two to five pictures per shot, eight megabytes of internal memory, an SD Card memory expansion slot, a macro setting for phenomenal one-to-one close-ups, a built-in 1.
Nakashima's recent exhibition included nineteen close-ups of tree piles, ranging from small, framed intaglio prints to nearly life-size paper collages on unstretched canvas.
It's hard to imagine anyone out there in TV Land who has been absolutely clamoring for a Butler on-screen family reunion, and besides, the scene is largely shot in a series of cutaway close-ups, so they don't really play off one another.
Morley and Friend, who perform quite naked with a camera trained upon their privates for extreme projection close-ups, call it ``genital origami.
The presentation format includes: a striking color photo of each hot tub in use, descriptive text, a photo of the seating configuration, and close-ups of key features--water jets, lighting, controls, covers, cabinetry, etc.
As exhibited here, color images alternate with black-and-white, exterior scenes with interiors, posed portraits with candid shots, group portraits with individuals, wider views overlooking the city with close-ups.
Laconically noted boat traffic on the water, close-ups of the agitated face on the bow, the satin night sky illuminated by the ship's radar, and a painfully long shot of a flat stretch of land: nothing moving.
The Mars shots are primarily close-ups of dirt, which often makes it impossible to tell the difference between the Red Planet and earthly locations like the Hudson River Valley or Harlem.
A long shot of the artist, walking alone within the idyllic frame of the landscape, alternates with close-ups of the helmets, weapons, mess kits, trenches, and crosses that can still be found in the woods.
For some reason, he thinks facial close-ups of performers who are essentially physical comedians are important.
Her close-ups of the most glorious blooms are exquisite, and their beauty will last longer than any bouquet.
Now, they control the pace of the visuals and even incorporate spontaneous close-ups with simple hand movements that seem natural to the viewing public.