this, close, hither, finisher, near, nigher, nearer.
She only pressed her burning face closer
upon his shoulder.
Storms, your father and I have been neighbors and friends ever since we were boys together, and we had set our minds on being closer
still; but Ruth's heart goes against it, and I cannot force her.
Do you do this because you have no closer
friend than myself, or because you do not know what such knowledge may be worth to the person you give it to- in money, I mean?