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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 ?
The other young rode upon their mothers' backs; their little arms tightly clasping the hairy necks before them, while their legs were locked beneath their mothers' armpits.
Not so with Kala; she held the small form of the little Lord Greystoke tightly to her breast, where the dainty hands clutched the long black hair which covered that portion of her body.
She had no knife and the bonds were tied tightly but she worked quickly and coolly and as Zu-tag and his apes closed with the warriors, she succeeded in loosening Tarzan's bonds sufficiently to permit him to extricate his own hands so that in another minute he had freed himself.
One hand was clutched tightly against his chest by the other hand, and blood dripped down upon the floor as he walked.
Saxon murmured, her hands tightly clasped in anguish of incomprehension and vital need to know.
But sir--sir,' cried the man, grasping at his rein more tightly yet, 'if you do go on, wear the blue riband.
Solomon glanced timidly in his face, but his lips were tightly pressed together, a resolute and stern expression sat upon his brow, and not a tear, a look, or gesture indicating grief, escaped him.
Initial tests indicated that one of these compounds, a drug called cisplatin, caused the MHC proteins to let go of a tightly bound flu-virus peptide.
Mid-sized companies and large enterprises paid dearly for complicated and proprietary systems that coupled data storage so tightly alongside computing functions you couldn't wedge the two apart with a crowbar.
Its only option is to tightly control how private accounts are invested and how they can be used.
Check that the voltage regulator is tightly screwed on the generator.
Place a whole cinnamon stick, one vanilla bean, and one cup of sweet almond oil in a tightly lidded jar.
A key requirement of developers using DB2 is that the tool be tightly integrated with the entire IBM platform.
With your back straight and abdominal muscles pulled in tightly, use the hamstring and gluteal muscles to extend the right leg horizontally, parallel to the floor.
5-kw coils had to be tightly packed to fit inside the screw.