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Sentence count:264+27 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-21Updated:2016-12-13
Similar words: lightlyslightlytightenhighlightlightnightrightmightMeaning: adv. 1. in a tight or constricted manner 2. securely fixed or fastened. 
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1 Her dress was tightly belted, accentuating the slimness of her waist.
2 He was clasping the vase tightly, terrified of dropping it.
3 The child clasped the doll tightly.
4 Waiters glide between tightly packed tables bearing trays of pasta.
5 Hold the ladder tightly and move up a rung at a time.
6 He caught my hand and held it tightly.
7 She held tightly on to the rail.
8 She held the money tightly in her fist.
9 A baby monkey clasps its mother's fur tightly.
10 She clasped her bag tightly as she walked through the crowd.
11 The girl held her father's hand tightly.
12 She held him tightly to her bosom.
13 She fastened her belt tightly around her waist.
14 He leaned forward,[www.Sentencedict.com] his hands clasped tightly together.
15 She held her little bundle tightly in her arms.
16 She closed her eyes tightly in a vain attempt to hold back the tears.
17 Screw the drain cover down tightly.
18 You pack in as tightly as you can.
19 Crimp the edges to seal them tightly.
20 We were tightly squashed in at dinner, with very little elbow room.
21 In her anger she compressed her lips so tightly that they went white.
22 My child holds onto my hand tightly while we cross the street.
23 Grace pulled her cardigan tightly about herself.
24 She fastened the safety harness tightly round her waist before starting the descent.
25 The crowd pressed together so tightly that we could hardly breathe.
26 He held my hand very tightly at first but gradually his grip loosened.
27 He buttoned his collar tightly round his thick neck.
28 You can't cling to the past, because no matter how tightly you hold on, it's already gone.
29 My belt is loose; I didn't buckle it up tightly enough.
30 He gave it another screw and the lid was tightly on.
More similar words: lightlyslightlytightenhighlightlightnightrightmightslightheightflighteighthinsightall rightdelightin sightlight upat nightby nightfightermidnightlightingnightmareright awayovernightlightningout of sightstraightenday and nightnight and day
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