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Example sentences for "closeness"

Lexicographically close words:
clop; clos; close; closed; closely; closer; closers; closes; closest; closet
  1. The felspar gives strength to the biscuit, and renders it sonorous after being baked; while the china clay has the double advantage of imparting an agreeable whiteness and great closeness of grain.

  2. The shoot of weft being thereby left behind from the shuttle pirn or cop, the weaver brings home, by pulling, the lay with its reed towards him by his left hand, with such force as the closeness of the texture requires.

  3. The first lock of hair was cut from the head by an elder relative with a stone knife and the rest of the hair was cut by the relatives in the order of closeness of kin.

  4. The gloves were white or black or purple and were of different quality, given according to rank or closeness of blood to the deceased.

  5. The reason lay in the demand for the London Christmas beef that had sent its stimulus all this distance--an emphatic proof of the closeness of touch that now obtains between the River Plate and the British Isles.

  6. He grapples with serious matters seriously, and he argues well, with a closely woven structure of arguments; some of them bringing a kind of hard and naked poetry out of mere closeness of thinking and closeness of seeing.

  7. Despite the utter abandonment of her attitude, despite the clinging closeness of her soft supple form to his, he feels none of the painful stings of passion that so lately beset him.

  8. These agents have observed you with a closeness of scrutiny of which you are doubtless entirely unaware.

  9. Few men cared to be for any considerable time in these safety holes, the monotony and closeness being terrible.

  10. Rubens folded his Mother Earth and his fellow-man in a more demonstrative, a seemingly closer embrace, drawing from the contact a more exuberant vigour, but taking with him from its very closeness some of the stain of earth.

  11. When he was preaching, it could hardly be seen, but in the closeness of private conversation it was disagreeable.

  12. He must sever himself altogether from Mrs. Hittaway, and must relax the closeness of his relations with Fawn Court.

  13. He forced himself not to feel pity, seeing in Stone's closeness to death a threat that could have but one outcome if the man refused to speak at all.

  14. There was a great deal of movement and shouting between the buildings, and Corriston knew that in another half-minute they would no longer be alone together, that the closeness couldn't last.

  15. Mr. Gladstone watched with a closeness that, considering the tremendous load of Ireland, parliamentary procedure, and the incessant general business of a prime minister, is amazing.

  16. He regards it as a remarkable sign of the closeness of the church of England to the roots of life and feeling in the country, that so many clergymen should have written so much good poetry.

  17. Surely Comineus mought have made the same judgment also, if it had pleased him, of his second master, Lewis the Eleventh, whose closeness was indeed his tormentor.

  18. And again, when Mucianus encourageth Vespasian, to take arms against Vitellius, he saith, We rise not against the piercing judgment of Augustus, nor the extreme caution or closeness of Tiberius.

  19. Whereupon he goeth on, and saith that towards his latter time, that closeness did impair, and a little perish his understanding.

  20. Moreover it is manifest that the closeness of such a coincidence suggests grave doubts how far other coincidences can be relied upon as evidence of design.

  21. The same may be said of the thoughts expressed; their value, if they have any, will be found in the closeness with which I have pursued the investigation.

  22. She complained of the closeness of the room, saying that she could not do much.

  23. It is distinguished from these fabrics by the closeness of its weave, and when finished the fabric possesses a whiter appearance, due to the closeness of the weave and the soft twist of the yarn.

  24. Hymans) from a greater closeness of resemblance to the original, but from a particular power of expression and bearing, which, once seen, it is impossible to forget.

  25. In a minute he had folded his arms with the same closeness Vanderbank had used--in a minute he too was nervously shaking his foot.

  26. And here we may find a genuine difference between "literary" and "authentic"; not so much in the nature of the condition as in its closeness and insistence.

  27. Milton, of course, in closeness to his subject and in everything else, stands as supreme above the other poets of literary epic as Homer does above the poets of authentic epic.

  28. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "closeness" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    accord; accordance; addition; adjunct; affairs; affiliation; affinity; agreement; alliance; analogy; approach; approximation; assimilation; association; avarice; bond; closeness; combination; community; comparison; concealment; confinement; confines; conformity; congestion; connection; consistency; contact; contiguity; contrariety; correspondence; dealings; deduction; discretion; disjunction; environs; evasion; familiarity; filiation; foreground; fraternity; friendship; hair; hairbreadth; hardness; harmony; homology; identity; imitation; immediacy; intercourse; intimacy; junction; liaison; likeness; limitation; link; linkage; metaphor; nearness; neighborhood; oppression; order; parallelism; parity; precinct; presence; propinquity; proximity; purlieus; rapport; relations; relationship; resemblance; restriction; sameness; semblance; similarity; simile; similitude; simulation; solidity; strictness; stuffiness; subterfuge; sympathy; thickness; tie; tightness; traffic; union; vicinity; viscosity