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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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Oil and gas exploration and production companies around the world are adopting new, more efficient and less expensive technology to make tight gas commercially viable.
This well made history in drilling industry of Pakistan, by becoming one of the deepest and longest horizontal wells in tight carbonate reservoir.
As camp came to a close, coach Willie Taggart was feeling better about the tight end position than he had at any point since he arrived.
"This Test was always going to be won in the tight five.
A It may be that you need more support than you're getting from a tight pair of underpants.
According to a news channel, in Rohri, 9th Muharram procession was taken out from Imam Bargah Shah Iraq under tight security.
There is an enormous disconnect between the widespread consensus that tight glycemic control is essential on the one hand, and the overwhelming data demonstrating that it doesn't prevent 10 of the 11 micro- and macrovascular complications that matter most to patients on the other hand.
There has been evidence over the decades "that tight glycemic control makes a difference, particularly in microvascular complications," he said.
Researchers identified at least seven common food additives that weaken "tight junctions" in the intestine.
The 40-odd wells drilled so far by OOCEP target the Barik reservoir characterised by tight rock with low porosity and permeability.
The fashion victim's story has been trending on social media sites, spreading both concern and awareness about tight trousers.
TOKYO, May 26 (KUNA) -- State-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) announced on Tuesday that it has discovered a major "tight oil deposit" in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
A new study provides more evidence that many older people with diabetes may be exposed to potential harm because doctors are trying to keep overly tight control of their blood glucose levels.
Among 987 women with nonproteinuric preexisting or gestational hypertension who were randomly assigned to tight control (target diastolic blood pressure [BP], 85 mm Hg) versus less-tight control (target diastolic BP, 100 mm Hg), the primary outcome rates were similar: 31.4% versus 30.7% of women, respectively, experienced pregnancy loss or needed high-level neonatal care for more than 48 hours during the first 28 postnatal days.
In recent years, the technological advances in recovering hydrocarbons trapped in tight formations, like shale, using unconventional drilling methods (horizontal drilling in conjunction with multi-stage hydraulic fracturing) have made U.S.