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Closely

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Closely \Close"ly\, adverb

1. In a close manner.

2. Secretly; privately. [Obs.]

That nought she did but wayle, and often steepe Her dainty couch with tears which closely she did weepe. --Spenser.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

closely

adverb

1: in a close relation or position in time or space; "the onsets were closely timed"; "houses set closely together"; "was closely involved in monitoring daily progress"

2: in an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard" [syn: {close}, {closely}, {tight}]

3: in a close manner; "the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned" [syn: {closely}, {intimately}, {nearly}]


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