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close to abutting , adjacent , adjoining , contiguous , near
common North American maple tree; five-lobed leaves are light green above and silvery white beneath; source of hard close-grained but brittle light-brown wood Acer saccharinum , silver maple
maple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained form; sap is chief source of maple syrup and maple sugar; many subspecies Acer saccharum , rock maple , sugar maple
close meeting or session adjourn
close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character affinity , kinship
relationship, close affinity , liaison
process of paying close and continuous attention alertness , vigilance , wakefulness , watchfulness
close association alliance
multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux Alpha Geminorum , Castor
very close and trusted friend who seems almost a part of yourself alter ego
American breed of muscular terriers with a short close-lying stiff coat American pit bull terrier , American Staffordshire terrier , pit bull terrier , Staffordshire terrier
dominant and official language of Ethiopia; a Semitic language much influenced by the Cushitic language with which Amhara have been in close contact Amharic , Ethiopian language
herb with scarlet or white or purple blossoms that close at approach of rainy weather Anagallis arvensis , poor man's weatherglass , red pimpernel , scarlet pimpernel
ring of muscle that contracts to close an opening anatomical sphincter , sphincter , sphincter muscle
close by anear , near
terrorist group organized in 1970 to overthrow the Japanese government and monarchy and to foment world revolution; is said to have close ties with Palestinian terrorists Anti-Imperialist International Brigade , Japanese Red Army , JRA
act of positioning close together (or side by side) apposition , collocation , juxtaposition
close approximation approach
approach or come close to approximate
come close to approximate
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