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to a point near in time, space, or relation

not far from another in space, time, or relation

to come near in space or time

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not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

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being on the left side

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closely resembling the genuine article

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giving or spending with reluctance

with or in a close or intimate relationship

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very close in resemblance

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near in time or place or relationship

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(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished

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I had, by cross- ways and by-paths, once more drawn near the tract of moorland; and now, only a few fields, almost as wild and unproductive as the heath from which they were scarcely reclaimed, lay between me and the dusky hill.
At length I found, as it were, a crack in the stone thrice as wide as a man can jump, and in length half a spear's throw, and near this crack stood great stones blackened by fire, and beneath them broken pots and a knife of flint.
That which gave me most uneasiness among these maids of honour(when my nurse carried me to visit then) was, to see them use me without any manner of ceremony, like a creature who had no sort of consequence: for they would strip themselves to the skin, and put on their smocks in my presence, while I was placed on their toilet, directly before their naked bodies, which I am sure to me was very far from being a tempting sight, or from giving me any other emotions than those of horror and disgust: their skins appeared so coarse and uneven, so variously coloured, when I saw them near, with a mole here and there as broad as a trencher, and hairs hanging from it thicker than packthreads, to say nothing farther concerning the rest of their persons.
he cried, "I fear my master is near dead, he blows so wearily
Saying which, Captain Nemo went towards a piece of furniture standing near the left panel of the saloon.
Everyone stood arrested by the sudden stir of battle, near us and yet invisible to us.
The two unnoticed foot sol- diers made a little show of going on, but they lingered near in the desire to overhear the con- versation.
On the following day, the ship having drifted near the land, anchored in fourteen fathoms water, to the northward of the long peninsula or promontory which forms the north side of the entrance, and is called Cape Disappointment.
At length, one evening, some three or four days after the occurrence, we were sitting together in the room in which I had seen the apparition -- I occupying the same seat at the same window, and he lounging on a sofa near at hand.
The place seemed silent and deserted, so he took the opportunity of concealing himself near the spot whence he had seen Oolanga trying to investigate whatever was concealed behind the iron door.
As the citizens may be divided into magistrates and priests, it is proper that the public tables of the priests should be in buildings near the temples.
The wanderings of the tribe brought them often near the closed and silent cabin by the little land-locked harbor.
As soon as an Austrian officer showed himself near a commanding officer's quarters, the regiment began to move: the soldiers ran from the fires, thrust their pipes into their boots, their bags into the carts, got their muskets ready, and formed rank.
This is as near to being inside as she may venture, because, if she were to let go her hold of the railings for one moment, the balloons would lift her up, and she would be flown away.
I found her down in the old neighborhood near the blueberry swamp, where my mother lived and where Lop-Ear and I had built our first tree-shelter.