Closely adverb - To a close degree.
Usage example: closely resembling a normal outfit
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Synonyms for Closely
Nearly is a synonym for closely in position topic. In some cases you can use "Nearly" instead an adverb "Closely", when it comes to topics like intimately, approximately. popular alternative
Nearly adverb - To a close degree.
Usage example: copy that design as nearly as you can
Closely is a synonym for nearly in position topic. You can use "Closely" instead an adverb "Nearly", if it concerns topics such as almost, intimately. popular alternative
Nearby Word: near
Both words in one sentence
- If you look closely at those fanfiction.net pages, you'll see that nearly all of them are Damien/Pip fanfics.
- The fact that he can do this is a closely guarded secret of the Thinkamancers, as if it were to get out, Thinkamancers wouldn't be seen as nearly as valuable as they are for communications.
Source: Webcomic / Erfworld
- Cloverfield. Very closely related to the Godzilla example, you don't get to see the entire thing until nearly half the movie has gone by.
Source: Monster Delay
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