Definition of intimacy:
involution, tightness, engagement, liberty, familiarity, contact, comradeship, friendship, meanness, minginess, closeness, knowledge, acquaintance, affaire, parsimony, function, social function, conversancy, conversance, niggardliness, fellowship, stuffiness, companionship, participation, confidence, parsimoniousness, interest, amour, experience, secretiveness, tightfistedness, matter, casualness, link, niggardness, affair, impropriety, occasion, social occasion, chumminess, indecorum, liaison, inter-group communication, association, thing, nearness, involvement.
But, of course, she remained an Oriental, and for a European to marry an Oriental is, as I have tried to explain to others, a very dangerous thing, especially if he continues to live in the East, where it cuts him off from social recognition and intimacy with his own race.- "Queen Sheba's Ring", H. Rider Haggard.
- "A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready", Bret Harte.
- "More Bywords", Charlotte M. Yonge.