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Containing only relevant parts, brief and controlled.
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  1. Containing only relevant parts, brief and controlled.
  2. Kept in good order; trim:
  3. Marked by the efficient, sparing, or concise use of something, such as language or detail:
Assured; certain:
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  1. Assured; certain:
  2. Free from fear, anxiety, or doubt:
  3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
Accomplished in relatively little time:
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  1. Accomplished in relatively little time:
  2. Allowing rapid movement or action:
  3. Acquired quickly with little effort and sometimes unscrupulously:
Decided by a narrow margin; almost even:
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  1. Decided by a narrow margin; almost even:
  2. Faithful to the original:
  3. Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
Firmly, often dogmatically held:
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  1. Firmly, often dogmatically held:
  2. Established; settled; set
  3. Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same.
Not given to sudden changes in behavior, loyalty, disposition, etc.
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  1. Not given to sudden changes in behavior, loyalty, disposition, etc.
  2. Free or almost free from change, variation, or fluctuation; uniform:
  3. That does not shake, tremble, totter, etc.; firm; fixed; stable
Feeling, showing, or causing mental strain; anxious
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  1. Feeling, showing, or causing mental strain; anxious
  2. (Linguistics) Enunciated with taut muscles, as the sound (ē) in keen.
  3. In a state of nervous tension or mental strain:
Designating or of a relatively small, light, economical model of automobile
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  1. Designating or of a relatively small, light, economical model of automobile
  2. Closely and firmly packed or put together; dense; solid
  3. Occupying little space compared with others of its type:
(Gram.) In English and other Germanic languages, designating or of verbs that express variation in tense chiefly by internal change of a syllabic vowel rather than by the addition of inflectional endings; irregular (Ex.: swim, swam, swum; drive, drove, driven)
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  1. (Gram.) In English and other Germanic languages, designating or of verbs that express variation in tense chiefly by internal change of a syllabic vowel rather than by the addition of inflectional endings; irregular (Ex.: swim, swam, swum; drive, drove, driven)
  2. Readily detected or received:
  3. Capable of withstanding force or wear; solid, tough, or firm:
Resistant to change of position or condition; not easily moved or disturbed:
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  1. Resistant to change of position or condition; not easily moved or disturbed:
  2. Not easily moved or thrown off balance; firm; steady
  3. (Chem., Physics) Not readily decomposing or changing from one state of matter to another
Lasting; continuing; durable:
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  1. Lasting; continuing; durable:
  2. Long-suffering; patient.
  3. Lasting; permanent; durable
Not changing, fickle, or wavering; constant
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  1. Not changing, fickle, or wavering; constant
  2. Fixed or unchanging; steady.
  3. Firm, fixed, settled, or established
Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
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  1. Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
  2. Not giving in; not bending; stubborn.
  3. Not giving way to pressure; hard or inflexible:
Not yielding; inflexible:
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  1. Not yielding; inflexible:
  2. Firm; resolute
  3. Aloof and often antisocial; extremely reserved:
Unwilling or very reluctant to change:
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  1. Unwilling or very reluctant to change:
  2. Ready; prepared:
  3. Established deliberately; intentional:
Having abnormally dry, stiff skin that adheres closely to the underlying flesh. Used of domestic animals such as cattle.
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  1. Having abnormally dry, stiff skin that adheres closely to the underlying flesh. Used of domestic animals such as cattle.
  2. (Of a domestic animal) Having the skin adhering so closely to the ribs and back as not to be easily loosened or raised; emaciated.
  3. (Of trees) Having the bark so close and constricting that it impedes the growth.
Impossible to damage, injure, or wound.
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  1. Impossible to damage, injure, or wound.
  2. That cannot be wounded or injured
  3. Proof against attack; unassailable
Large enough to provide ease and comfort
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  1. Large enough to provide ease and comfort
  2. Small but well arranged; compact and convenient; neat; trim
  3. Tight or close in fit
Marked by resoluteness or determination; firm:
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  1. Marked by resoluteness or determination; firm:
  2. Physically strong; vigorous; hardy
  3. Substantially made or built; able to withstand stress or rough use:
Preventing entrance.
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  1. Preventing entrance.
  2. (Computing, object-oriented programming) Not subclassable; from which one cannot inherit.
  3. Closed by a seal.
Alternative form of airtight.
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  1. Alternative form of airtight.
  2. Having no weak points; sound:
  3. Giving no opening for attack; invulnerable
That cannot be penetrated or passed through
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  1. That cannot be penetrated or passed through
  2. Impossible to penetrate or enter:
  3. (Physics) Having that property of matter by which two bodies are prevented from occupying the same space at the same time
Impossible to permeate:
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  1. Impossible to permeate:
  2. Not permeable; not permitting fluids to pass through it; impenetrable
  3. Relating to a material through which substances, such as liquids or gases, cannot pass. Some substances, such as some types of contact lenses, are permeable to gas but impermeable to liquid.
Able to withstand; not susceptible
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  1. Able to withstand; not susceptible
  2. Incapable of being affected:
  3. Not affected by
Having no flaws or loopholes; impossible to fault, refute, or evade:
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  1. Having no flaws or loopholes; impossible to fault, refute, or evade:
  2. So tightly made that water cannot enter or escape.
  3. So snugly put together that no water can get in or through
Sealed with an airtight hermetic seal
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Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same.
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  1. Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same.
  2. Firmly in position; stationary:
  3. (Dialectal, informal) Surgically rendered infertile (spayed, neutered or castrated), a fixed tomcat, the she-cat has been fixed.
(Sports) That resulted in a tie.
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  1. (Sports) That resulted in a tie.
  2. Connected.
Having nails (often of a specified kind).
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  1. Having nails (often of a specified kind).
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  1. Having spikes.
  2. (Of a beverage) Containing alcohol or drugs, often without the informing those who partake.
  3. Of a graph or trend that has rapidly reached a maximum.
Affected by a psychological block
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  1. Affected by a psychological block
  2. Obstructed impeding general movement.
  3. Obstructed impeding total flow in a pipe, etc.
Having no opening:
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  1. Having no opening:
  2. Not based on reason or evidence; unquestioning:
  3. Closed at one end:
Closed, fastened, or secured
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  1. Closed, fastened, or secured
Drilled, with the resulting hole filled with a base metal
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  1. Drilled, with the resulting hole filled with a base metal
That pinches, or causes such a sensation
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  1. That pinches, or causes such a sensation
Large enough to provide ease and comfort
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  1. Large enough to provide ease and comfort
  2. Tight or close in fit
  3. Closely secured and well built; compact:
Ill at ease; uneasy.
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  1. Ill at ease; uneasy.
  2. Not comfortable; feeling discomfort
  3. Uneasy or anxious.
Fitting closely or clinging to the skin.
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  1. Fitting closely or clinging to the skin.
  2. Conforming tightly to the body, snug to the skin.
  3. Clinging closely to the body; tightfitting
Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
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  1. Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
  2. Extending or traveling not far or not far enough:
  3. (--- popularly) Not diphthongized [the short a in “pan”]
Overwhelming or decisive
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  1. Overwhelming or decisive
  2. Hurtful or demoralizing
Sharply penetrating; piercing:
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  1. Sharply penetrating; piercing:
  2. Of remarks, criticism, etc., potentially hurtful.
  3. (Not comparable) That is used for cutting.
Overcome by any powerful emotion
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  1. Overcome by any powerful emotion
  2. Overcome by strong feeling or emotion:
  3. (Informal) drunken
Intoxicated with alcohol; drunk:
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  1. Intoxicated with alcohol; drunk:
  2. Drunk; intoxicated
Delirious with or as if with strong drink; intoxicated.
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  1. Delirious with or as if with strong drink; intoxicated.
  2. Caused by, characterized by, or occurring during intoxication
  3. Habitually drunk.
Slightly intoxicated.
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  1. Slightly intoxicated.
  2. That tips easily; not steady; shaky
  3. (Informal) Somewhat drunk; intoxicated enough to be somewhat unsteady, fuddled, etc.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a miser; avaricious or penurious.
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  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a miser; avaricious or penurious.
  2. Like a miser; very covetous; stingy; cautious with money
Excessively sparing or frugal.
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  1. Excessively sparing or frugal.
  2. Characterized by parsimony; miserly; close
Bound by mutual interests, loyalties, or affections; intimate:
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  1. Bound by mutual interests, loyalties, or affections; intimate:
  2. Being near the surface; short:
  3. Fitting tightly:
Hard to find; absent or rare:
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  1. Hard to find; absent or rare:
  2. Not common; rarely seen
  3. Insufficient to meet a demand or requirement; short in supply:
Impossible to withdraw, sell, or liquidate:
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  1. Impossible to withdraw, sell, or liquidate:
  2. Rendered immobile:
  3. Preserved by freezing:

Synonym Study

  • Tense suggests a tightness or tautness that results in great strain tense muscles See also syn. study at drunk.
  • Taut (and often tight ) is applied to a rope, cord, cloth, etc. that is pulled or stretched to the point where there is no slackness taut sails
  • Tight implies a constricting or binding encirclement a tight collar or such closeness or compactness of parts as to be impenetrable airtight
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