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tight

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1 not allowing penetration (as by gas, liquid, or light)

  • the lid forms a tight seal with the canister that will keep the spices fresh
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2 firmly positioned in place and difficult to dislodge

  • a tight screw that won't come loose
  • a jar with a tight lid
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4 having little space between items or parts

  • the traffic on the freeway was so tight we couldn't get over to the exit we wanted
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5 showing little difference in the standing of the competitors

  • a tight race for governor
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6 stretched with little or no give

  • the rope was pulled tight
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7 closely acquainted

  • supposedly he and the rock star have been totally tight since they went to high school together
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8 being under the influence of alcohol

  • having spent several hours getting nice and tight, the campus Romeo was having performance problems
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besotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, canned [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunk, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered [slang], high, impaired, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, juiced [slang], lit, lit up, loaded [slang], looped, oiled [slang], pickled, pie-eyed, plastered, potted [slang], ripped [slang], sloshed [slang], smashed [slang], sottish, soused, sozzled, squiffed (or squiffy), stewed, stiff, stinking [slang], stoned, tanked [slang], tiddly [chiefly British], tipsy, wasted [slang], wet, wiped out [slang]

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in one's cups, in the bag [slang], three sheets in the wind (or three sheets to the wind), under the influence, under the weather

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