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Synonyms for knot

tighten

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tie the knot

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Synonyms for knot

that which unites or binds

a number of individuals making up or considered a unit

something that is intricately and often bewilderingly complex

a part that protrudes or extends outward

an unevenness or elevation on a surface

a small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example

to make fast or firmly fixed, as by means of a cord or rope

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a tight cluster of people or things

a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged

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something twisted and tight and swollen

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a unit of length used in navigation

soft lump or unevenness in a yarn

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a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere

tie or fasten into a knot

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And as Madame Defarge moved on from group to group, all three went quicker and fiercer among every little knot of women that she had spoken with, and left behind.
It was a judge of knots because it had a habit of tying up unfortunate blue-bottles.
There is the faint "szgee" of the rudder, and back slides the arrow to 6000 on a falling slant of ten or fifteen knots.
This fact and the words that had cautioned me that danger lay beyond the KNOTS convinced me that the rope had been severed since my friend had placed it as my guide, for I had but passed a single knot, whereas there had evidently been two or more in the entire length of the cord.
The top of its head was carved into a crown and the Wizard's bullet had struck it exactly in the left eye, which was a hard wooden knot.
asked the animal, slightly turning his wooden head to look at the party with one eye, which was a knot of wood.
He freed his hands first, and then commenced upon the knots at his ankles.
Although w know that there are tides, which run within the Narrow of the Strait of Magellan at the rate of eight knots an hour yet we must confess that it makes the head almost giddy t reflect on the number of years, century after century, whic the tides, unaided by a heavy surf, must have required t have corroded so vast an area and thickness of solid basalti lava.
Mr Willet had got by this time into such a complication of knots, that it was perfectly clear he must wake or die.
No, Stubb; you may pound that knot there as much as you please, but you will never pound into me what you were just now saying.
A little further on he came to the place in my neck where I was bled and where a little knot was left in the skin.
I had now fastened all the hooks, and, taking the knot in my hand, began to pull; but not a ship would stir, for they were all too fast held by their anchors, so that the boldest part of my enterprise remained.
Most of the spectators had gathered in one or two groups --one a little crowd towards Woking, the other a knot of people in the direction of Chobham.
Every Frondist must put a knot of straw in his hat.
The way of fortune, is like the Milken Way in the sky; which is a meeting or knot of a number of small stars; not seen asunder, but giving light together.