closet


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Synonyms for closet

Synonyms for closet

to enclose so as to hinder or prohibit escape

Synonyms for closet

a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space

a toilet in Britain

a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes

a small private room for study or prayer

confine to a small space, as for intensive work

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References in classic literature ?
D'Artagnan remained for a moment motionless, asking himself where he could be; but soon a ray of light which penetrated through the chamber, together with the warm and perfumed air which reached him from the same aperture, the conversation of two of three ladies in language at once respectful and refined, and the word "Majesty" several times repeated, indicated clearly that he was in a closet attached to the queen's apartment.
She shrugged her shoulders on seeing Raoul, who had listened likewise, issue from the closet.
Her picture, however, was not in her mind, which was wholly bent on getting as near as possible to the closet, against the door of which she finally settled herself.
The peasant replied: 'He says that the Devil is hiding outside there in the closet on the porch.
Aunt Plenty had even allowed Rose to rummage in her great china closet a spicy retreat, rich in all the "goodies" that children love; but Rose seemed to care little for these toothsome temptations; and when that hope failed, Aunt Plenty gave up in despair.
On each side of it was a dark lumber closet or storeroom.
And he made me enter a little dark, triangular closet built in a bend of the wall, to the left of the door of Arthur Rance's room.
Pollyanna, smiling bravely now, flew about, hanging the dresses in the closet, stacking the books on the table, and putting away the undergarments in the bureau drawers.
No common closet with a vulgar door on hinges, openable all at once, and leaving nothing to be disclosed by degrees, this rare closet had a lock in mid-air, where two perpendicular slides met; the one falling down, and the other pushing up.
She rose at length, and going to a closet or pantry in the room, brought out some fragments of cold meat and bread and put them on the table.
In the dining-room, a sentimental desire came over Flora to look into the dragon closet which had so often swallowed Arthur in the days of his boyhood--not improbably because, as a very dark closet, it was a likely place to be heavy in.
My dear ladies--you may bind me hand and leg, or lock me up in a closet, if you like.
Aunt Em had a pretty dressing room, besides, and Dorothy opened the closets and showed several exquisite costumes that had been provided for her aunt by the royal dressmakers, who had worked all night to get them ready.
At one side of the bedroom was a dainty dressing-room with closets containing a large assortment of fresh clothing; and beyond this was the bath--a large room having a marble pool big enough to swim in, with white marble steps leading down to the water.
As he did not, however, outwardly express any such disgust, it would be an ill office in us to pay a visit to the inmost recesses of his mind, as some scandalous people search into the most secret affairs of their friends, and often pry into their closets and cupboards, only to discover their poverty and meanness to the world.