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Hold close   /hoʊld kloʊs/   Listen
Hold close

verb
1.
Hold firmly, usually with one's hands.  Synonyms: cling to, clutch, hold tight.






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"Hold close" Quotes from Famous Books



... all right. She had always known it was all right. (Hold close to him.) Except just for a little while. But that had been foolishness. Hadn't she always known he was alive? And here he was alive! (Hold close to him.) Only it was so good to be sure—after all her torment; to hold him, to hang about him, to feel the solid ...
— Mr. Britling Sees It Through • H. G. Wells

... come, those savages; straight as the arrow flies they will come, though mountains and deserts and hurrying rivers bar their way. And the plodding, law-abiding citizens who kiss their wives and hold close their babies and fling hasty, comforting words over their shoulders to tottering old mothers when they go to answer the hunting call—they will be your savages when the gold lust grips them. And the towns they build of their greed will be but the nucleus of all the ...
— The Gringos • B. M. Bower



Words linked to "Hold close" :   nest, nestle, draw close, cuddle, nuzzle, snuggle, take hold, hold



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