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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, closed, closet

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to pay close attention to (someone or something)
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
close friend
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
"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..)
c'est la faux qui paye les près
cent livres de mélancolie ne payent pas un sou de dettes
cent ans de chagrin ne payent pas un sou de dettes
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