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kloh suhst

  • a  at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
  • a  close in relevance or relationship
  • a  not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
  • s  rigorously attentive; strict and thorough
  • s  marked by fidelity to an original
  • s  (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
  • s  crowded
  • s  lacking fresh air
  • s  of textiles
  • s  strictly confined or guarded
  • s  confined to specific persons
  • s  fitting closely but comfortably
  • s  used of hair or haircuts
  • s  giving or spending with reluctance
  • s  inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
  • r  (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance
News & Articles

  • Giant asteroid sails past Earth
    A huge asteroid sailed safely past Earth Friday afternoon, making its closest approach to our planet for at least the next two centuries.
    June 12, 2013 - FOX 5 Washington D.C.
  • Captive U.S. Chimps Get Some Long-Awaited Love
    As our closest relatives here on Earth, chimps hold a special place in human hearts. But for the past two decades, chimps have also held a special and unenviable place under U.S. law: They are the only species where captive individuals are not given the same protection as their wild peers. 
    June 11, 2013 - Takepart.com via Yahoo! News
  • Junior Camp offers basics
    “Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots — but you have to play the ball where it lies ...
    June 11, 2013 - Bedford Times-Mail
Quotes

  • Donovan in Wall Street Journal (blog)
    I've been on a long journey for the last four years,a tearful Mr. Donovan said afterward, an apparent reference to his marriage and divorce. "I'm shocked and so proud of our guys. People who know me the closest know how hard I've worked...
  • Jimmy Carter in Parkersburg News
    He was my closest and most valuable adviser while I served as president. I respected him and attempted in every way to remain in his good graces,Carter said. "He was a giant among legislators, and was courageous in espousing controversial...
  • Carlos Bocanegra in FanHouse
    I was surprised that Gregory Havret was the guy closest to me. No disrespect to Gregory, he's a great player, but when you have Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els obviously there, you're not expecting Gregory Havret to be the guy you've... Graeme McDowell http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graeme_McDowell&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH_A_ZuoN9aqrIt_QpbAiEr7uhimQ The Associated Press http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gLIx4kEoIpTouya-o1JKQ_0BlMzgD9GFJ6P80&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFaTCC34S252SmG9hgeF87kc_BTxA Jun 21, 2010 18665 26234 closet I have a collection in my closet at home," Bocanegra said. "After I'm done playing, I'm sure I'll pick a few out and frame them and put them on a wall."

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