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Draw close   /drɔ kloʊs/   Listen
Draw close

verb
1.
Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.  Synonyms: cuddle, nest, nestle, nuzzle, snuggle.  "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
2.
Move towards.  Synonyms: approach, come near, come on, draw near, go up, near.  "They are drawing near" , "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
3.
Pull towards oneself.






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"Draw close" Quotes from Famous Books



... solution when we remember that the Conference of 1907, in good faith, I believe, adopted the following declaration, "That, by working together during the past four months, the collected powers not only have learnt to understand one another and to draw close together, but have succeeded ... in evolving a very lofty conception of the common welfare of humanity." Whether these fine words breathe sincerity or hypocrisy the next Hague Conference has ample ...
— Prize Orations of the Intercollegiate Peace Association • Intercollegiate Peace Association

... to see about his breakfast and things. And now she are just a-standing by him waiting for the bell to toll for the funeral. The Deacon have surely followed his Master in the suffering of little children to draw close to him in this life and now he are becoming as one of 'em before entering ...
— The Road to Providence • Maria Thompson Daviess

... keep the more careful and constant watch and ward over his "little friend." Thoroughly convinced of the vileness of the wretch who had won her unsuspicious heart, he could scarce brook the thought of leaving her alone with him, or of seeing him draw close to her side, touch her hand, or look into the soft, sweet eyes so full of purity and innocence. Yet these things no one but her father might forbid, and Mr. Travilla would not force his companionship upon Elsie when he saw ...
— Elsie's Girlhood • Martha Finley

... "Draw close to me, Archie Scott," he said, "and tell your four brave boys what my dying words to them were: Never to yield to temptation for only this once. To be quite sure that all the gear and gold that comes with sin will go with sorrow. And never ...
— Winter Evening Tales • Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

... grief and shame with which the first year of their separation was full. Jim's child had taken his place; the purity and sweetness of the child's love filled Julia's heart; she wanted only Anna, and Anna was her interpreter for all the relationships of life. Anna first made her draw close to her own mother; Anna was at once her spur and her reward during the first ...
— The Story Of Julia Page - Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. • Kathleen Norris

... me in the fields the sun Soaks in the grass and hath his will; I count the marguerites one by one; Even the buttercups are still. On the brook yonder not a breath Disturbs the spider or the midge. The water-bugs draw close beneath The cool ...
— The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book • Various



Words linked to "Draw close" :   push, clutch, nestle, crowd, hold tight, bear down upon, march on, bear down on, draw near, pull, come up, edge up, cling to, edge in, progress, hold close, come, close, move on, pass on, drive up, go on, advance



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