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tightly-knit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtightly-knitˌtightly-ˈknit adjective  RELATIONSHIPtight-knit
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tightly-knitUnlike Marxism-Leninism, however, the libertarian approach implies no all-embracing historical theory, no tightly-knit analysis of class struggle.This tightly-knit community, lying six miles south of Sheffield on the Derby coalfield, had a population of less than four thousand.It is worth sounding a warning to those who are part of a tightly-knit family unit.Utterly ruthless in the methods he used, he created a highly-centralized, tightly-knit organization of professional revolutionaries obedient to his will.In the tightly-knit Victorian family, this prospect of permanent separation was more terrible than death itself.
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