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Synonyms for tight

secure

close

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Synonyms for tight

persistently holding to something

stretched tightly

having all parts near to each other

based on good judgment, reasoning, or evidence

characterized by an economy of artistic expression

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affording little room for movement

very closely associated

hard to deal with or get out of

nearly equivalent or even

Synonyms for tight

closely constrained or constricted or constricting

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pulled or drawn tight

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set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration

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pressed tightly together

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(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity

affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow

of such close construction as to be impermeable

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of textiles

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securely or solidly fixed in place

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(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched

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exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent

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demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

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packed closely together

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firmly or closely

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in an attentive manner

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References in classic literature ?
It was indeed quite preposterous, yet he saw it all with his own eyes--it was nothing less than Histah, the snake, wreathing his sinuous and slimy way up the bole of the tree below him--Histah, with the head of the old man Tarzan had shoved into the cooking pot--the head and the round, tight, black, distended stomach.
Tom has eaten kidney and pigeon-pie, and imbibed coffee, till his little skin is as tight as a drum; and then has the further pleasure of paying head waiter out of his own purse, in a dignified manner, and walks out before the inn-door to see the horses put to.
By the stone two boys stood, their jackets buttoned tight, waiting for the coach.
He looked as if his lips were tight shut to keep back moans of pain.
It ran up with his weight, tight as a bow-string, and swift as the arrow it speeds.
At some loss to fathom Mr Boffin's notions of a tight will, Lightwood felt his way.
What I want is, to make it all hers so tight as that her hold of it can't be loosed.
8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroNerds, LLC announces the availability of their new product, Tight Oil Tallies, at PetroNerds.
Nexans, a leader in cabling, has launched a new buffer cable that harmonises its tight buffer indoor and universal cable portfolio with an installer-friendly and more cost effective tight buffer universal cable for indoor and outdoor use.
But Jadwa Investment expects steep decline rates of tight oil wells and their limited productivity to soften the blow of the US shale revolution on the Kingdom.
Barriers and channels formed by tight junction proteins 1.
Production tests targeting Petroleum Development Oman s (PDO) Khulud tight gas fields in North Oman are slated to commence later this year, marking a key step in the majority government owned company s efforts to harness the potential of unconventional gas reservoirs within its vast concession.
Similar techniques are being used to extract previously inaccessible oil, known as "light tight oil", also locked away in shale and sandstone rock formations.
KARACHI -- Pakistan is expected to start producing 30 Million Cubic Feet per day (MMCFD) of tight gas in July-August this year from Sajawal gas field located in the district of Dadu.
KARACHI -- Supply of tight gas from Pakistan's Kirthar Block in Dadu, Sindh, is expected to start in July-August this year instead of an earlier schedule of May due to a delay in construction of a pipeline to move the gas, an official at the country's ministry of petroleum and natural gas said Monday.