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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tightlyadverb

    in a tight or constricted manner

    "a tightly packed pub"

  2. tightlyadverb

    securely fixed or fastened

    "the window was tightly sealed"

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#4254strongly
#4584closely
#6101strictly
#11406firmly
#12994tightly
#30261intimately
#37093rigorously
#77992hermetically

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  1. David Seldin:

    These allegations are irresponsible and false.The University of Pittsburgh does not perform abortions. The University has a long history of providing vital, life-saving research, using techniques that are common at universities and medical institutions throughout the world, fetal tissue research is tightly regulated, ethically and legally, at the state and federal level—as it should be.

  2. Kathleen Vohs:

    Clutter is very stressful on people's psychology, and there have been a number of studies that have looked at what clutter does to people's minds, and from that we can take the perspective that things that are tightly organized are going to have the opposite effect.

  3. The North military:

    The revolutionary armed forces of the DPRK holding tightly the arms to annihilate the enemies with towering hatred for them are waiting for the dignified Supreme Command to issue an order to launch a preemptive strike of justice.

  4. William Walters:

    This is a tightly controlled movement in a highly screened environment that we feel is very, very safe.

  5. Carl Lipo:

    The issue of water availability (or the lack of it) has often been mentioned by researchers who work on Rapa Nui/Easter Island, when we started to examine the details of the hydrology, we began to notice that freshwater access and statue location were tightly linked together. It wasnt obvious when walking around--with the water emerging at the coast during low tide, one doesnt necessarily see obvious indications of water. File photo - Statues at Anakena Beach, Easter Island, Chile. (Photo by Eric LAFFORGUE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images) Places without ahu/moai showed no freshwater, he added. The pattern was striking and surprising in how consistent it was. Researchers had already identified groundwater discharge in coastal areas as a key factor in the statues placement on Easter Islands coast. In the latest stage of the research, experts examined how the availability of freshwater in certain areas was linked to the methods and means of building the statues. EASTER ISLANDS ANCIENT CIVILIZATION WAS NOT DESTROYED BY WARFARE, EXPERTS SAY Around 900 statues, or moai, are dotted around Easter Island. Circa 1955: Two ancient statues of uncertain origin on Easter Island, in the South Pacific Ocean. (Photo by Richard Harrington/Three Lions/Getty Images).


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