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1    bar, block, bung, choke, clog, confine, cork, fill, lock, obstruct, plug, seal, secure, shut, shut up, stop up  
2    axe     (informal)   cease, complete, conclude, culminate, discontinue, end, finish, mothball, shut down, terminate, wind up  
3    come together, connect, couple, fuse, grapple, join, unite  
1    clear, free, open, release, unblock, unclog, uncork, unstop, widen  
2    begin, commence, initiate, open, start  
3    disconnect, disjoin, disunite, divide, part, separate, split, uncouple  
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close, close, closet, closed

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close friend
en bouche close n'entre mouche
to pay close attention to (someone or something)
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
an acquaintance or relative close enough to greet by giving a kiss
expression used for saying that someone is worth being kept close (as a friend, partner..)
dans une bouche close, il n'entre point de mouche
qui sait se taire ne prend pas le risque de regretter ses paroles
de trop près se chauffe qui se brûle
dans le troupeau uni, le loup n'est pas à craindre
dans un groupe solidaire, le danger n'est pas à craindre
dans le troupeau uni, le loup n'est pas à craindre
dans un groupe solidaire, le danger n'est pas à craindre
cultiver les sciences et ne pas aimer les hommes, c'est allumer un flambeau et fermer les yeux
ce proverbe signiffie que le savoir est inutile s'il n'est pas au service de l'homme
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