tightly

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  • Wood-frame buildings and three- to six-family houses were built tightly together, and quickly caught fire.
  • These houses were built tightly together just outside the town.
  • The name of the castle is tightly tied with the name of the city.
  • When not being used for walking, the legs remain tightly folded against the body.
  • They report expenditure has been tightly controlled and revenue has held up well despite the difficult economic environment.
  • Another wave of research followed, this time more tightly controlled.
  • Sometimes I think I hold myself in too tightly.
  • He argued that people would most often hold tightly to the literature and culture of their native country even if they were living in another.
  • Many related fields may be considered tightly coupled to systems engineering.
  • A close-up is tightly framed image of a person or an object.
  • As such, the majority party will usually be very keen on controlling it tightly.
  • He is currently married to a Japanese Office Lady whose identity has been tightly concealed.
  • According to the official company website this tool consists of two tightly-integrated applications.
  • Group refers to the degree people are tied into a tightly knit community.
  • This form of fishing is now very tightly controlled and the right to fish in this way is passed down from father to son.
  • Belknap's left arm had been raised toward his head with his left hand tightly clenched.
  • He ordered his men to leave him tied tightly to the mast, no matter how much he would beg.
  • Music videos had become tightly tied to the success of a release.
  • A mother will sometimes carry her young upon her back, where they will cling tightly even when she is climbing or running.
  • In fact, these processes are so tightly tied together that such separation seems artificial.
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Meaning of tightly

  • adverb In a tight or constricted manner
    a tightly packed pub
  • adverb Securely fixed or fastened
    the window was tightly sealed