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Adverb: closely  klows-lee
  1. In a close relation or position in time or space
    "the onsets were closely timed"; "houses set closely together"; "was closely involved in monitoring daily progress"
  2. In an attentive manner
    "he remained closely on his guard";
    - close, tight
  3. In a close manner
    "the two phenomena are closely connected";
    - intimately, nearly