draw close


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Related to draw close: draw near, draw out
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Verb1.draw close - move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch - hold firmly, usually with one's hands; "She clutched my arm when she got scared"
snuggle, nestle - position comfortably; "The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"
draw close - pull towards oneself; "He drew the crying child close"
2.draw close - move towardsdraw close - move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
come, come up - move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
come near, approach - come near in time; "Winter is approaching"; "approaching old age"
drive up - approach while driving; "The truck entered the driveway and drove up towards the house"
bear down on, bear down upon - sail towards another vessel, of a ship
edge in, edge up - push one's way into (a space)
close - draw near; "The probe closed with the space station"
crowd, push - approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty"
3.draw close - pull towards oneself; "He drew the crying child close"
cuddle, draw close, nestle, nuzzle, snuggle, nest - move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
pull - apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin"
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She wanted to draw close to him and whisper against his cheek--she did not care what--as she might have done if she had not been a respectable woman.
HOT CHOCOLATE AS the dark, cold nights draw close here's some happy news.
Whitman Among the Bohemians explores the many connections Whitman made at Pfaffs beer cellar in the 1860s and the effects these connections held for his writing and perspective, and is one of the few Whitman coverages to draw close connections between his personal life and the social interactions offered at Pfaffs.
Several government and semi government departments are located in I8 and as soon as closing hours of these offices draw close, the vehicles rush to the traffic signal and cause severe traffic jam in the race to outpace each other.
Entries into the Secret Santa draw close this Saturday
As soon as the annual examinations draw close these centers turn into extortionists' dens and go for reaping windfall income to fill their pockets by capitalizing on the compulsions of hapless students.
As the last few days of November draw close, from thin pencil moustaches to bushy Horseshoes, thousands of men around the country have sported lip-ticklers for charity.
Published -- Friday 25 October 2013As the elections in five Indian states draw close, the Internet has come alive with a colorful debate on the virtues and vices of Congress and BJP vis-a-vis each other.
In prayer God makes it possible for us to draw close to God once again, for it is God who asks for us, it is God who calls out to us.
I hadn't taken in the significance of His death nor His resurrection which demonstrates that Jesus is alive and that He wants people to draw close to Him.
The five-day show, lining up more than 430 boats and 19 luxury super yachts at Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi, is expected to draw close to 30,000 people.
Teske said she expects each new monthly market to feature 40-70 vendors and draw close to 1,000 shoppers.