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  Definition of Close up
  1. refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
  2. block passage through; "obstruct the path"
  3. very close; "without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up"; "even firing at close range he missed"
Similar Words: clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum, obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, at close range

 

Hyponyms: blockade, block off, barricade, barricado, suffocate, stifle, asphyxiate, choke, tie up, dam, dam up, screen, block out, land up, earth up, block, stop, block up, bar, clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, foul

 

Derivational Morphology: blocking, block, interference, blockage, closure, occlusion, obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta, obturator

 

Anagrams: Ploceus, closeup

 

 
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