Antonyms for closely

distantly, remotely.

Quotes of closely

  1. I don't look so closely at women's fashion, but from the 20th century on, people have had the freedom to express themselves and their individualities, and fashion is one of the most fundamental ways in which they do this, men and women are equally able to express themselves. – Tadao Ando
  2. Moreover the incorporation requires the same components needed for protein synthesis, and is inhibited by the same inhibitors. Thus the system is most unlikely to be a complete artefact and is very probably closely related to genuine protein synthesis. – Francis Crick
  3. It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below. – Rebecca H. Davis
  4. Cyber terrorism could also become more attractive as the real and virtual worlds become more closely coupled, with automobiles, appliances, and other devices attached to the Internet. – Dorothy Denning
  5. It was always understood that plants and animals, though completely contrasted in their higher representatives, approached each other very closely in their lower and simpler forms. But they were believed not to blend. – Asa Gray
  6. What takes place in the Security Council more closely resembles a mugging than either a political debate or an effort at problem -solving. – Jeane Kirkpatrick
  7. I hesitated, too, because for better or worse, I have been one of the principal architects of New Labour and I have worked closely with Tony Blair and the team for nearly 20 years. – Peter Mandelson
  8. Observe that it is a great error to believe that all mediums of art are not closely tied to their time. – Camille Pissarro
  9. The chains that bind us the most closely are the ones we have broken. – Antonio Porchia
  10. And so it's inescapable and people who proclaim scrupulous honesty can only proclaim that if they don't examine closely the things they believe. – Todd Rundgren
  11. It hinders the creative work of the mind if the intellect examines too closely the ideas as they pour in. – Friedrich Schiller
  12. Japan continues to work closely with the United States on the issue of the North Korean nuclear crisis and has played an important and constructive role in the Six -Party talks. – Michael K. Simpson
  13. I never think about the actual process of writing. I suppose I have a superstition about examining it too closely – Anne Tyler
  14. If you look closely you can see that they are all interconnected, symbolic of a never -ending circle in which it is simply impossible for the dog to catch the rabbit. – Kit Williams

Usage examples for closely

  1. Griffith followed him closely and shut the door. – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  2. Look at it closely through this glass. – The Tracer of Lost Persons by Robert W. Chambers
  3. He again looked at her very sharply and very closely – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  4. It is worth our while to note more closely how this happens. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks
  5. The lads gazed at him closely – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  6. Indeed, in this instance, as in many others, the verb and its object are so closely associated that it makes but little difference in regard to the sense, whether you take both of them together, or either of them separately, as the antecedent to the preposition. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. He had hardly gone before Netty entered the room, followed closely by Mr. Mangles. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  8. He was afraid, afraid of what he might see in those gray eyes if she looked at him too long, too closely – The Hidden Places by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  9. Joey watched Nugent closely – The Prophetic Camera by John McGreevey
  10. Perhaps she did not listen very closely – The Coast of Bohemia by William Dean Howells
  11. Bruce Visigoth eyed her closely – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  12. When he looked more closely he saw that it was his old friend. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  13. " I'm goin' to take you to see Wils Moore," replied Wade, watching her closely – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  14. Everybody around her, too, appeared so pleased at the prospect of this marriage, which would draw the family yet more closely together. – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  15. It was the best opportunity she had ever had for studying it closely – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston
  16. Madame Lecoeur, all suspicion, pressed her so closely that she exclaimed: Really, aunt, you get in my way. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  17. It is also really very pretty, when you look more closely at it. – Favorite Fairy Tales by Logan Marshall
  18. Without moving he watched him closely – The Hunters of the Ozark by Edward S. Ellis
  19. She thought she recognised his voice, and on looking at him more closely saw that it was her father. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  20. Let us come to what interests us more closely at present. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés

Rhymes for closely