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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
Close relation of prehistoric Sabre-toothed tiger
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.
an ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement whose actual purpose is to draw attention to something of which one is proud
[informal] From 'humble'+'brag'. Ex: She got on my nerves; it was like her selfies, humblebrags and rants weren't enough to satisfy her craving for attention!
make an ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement with the actual intention of drawing attention to something of which one is proud.
[informal] From 'humble'+'brag'. Ex: As a comment to the selfie she posted on her facebook page, she humblebragged about how 'awful' she looks without any make-up.
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..)
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