Closest vs Cloyest - What's the difference?

closest | cloyest |


As an adjective closest

is ( close).

As a verb cloyest is

(archaic) (cloy).

closest

English

Adjective

(head)
  • ( close).
  • *
  • The closest affinities of the Jubulaceae are with the Lejeuneaceae. The two families share in common: (a ) elaters usually 1-spiral, trumpet-shaped and fixed to the capsule valves, distally

    Anagrams

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    cloyest

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (archaic) (cloy)

  • cloy

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To fill up or choke up; to stop up.
  • To clog, to glut, or satisfy, as the appetite; to satiate.
  • To fill to loathing; to surfeit.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=3 , passage=Now all this was very fine, but not at all in keeping with the Celebrity's character as I had come to conceive it. The idea that adulation ever cloyed on him was ludicrous in itself. In fact I thought the whole story fishy, and came very near to saying so.}}

    Synonyms

    * (fill or choke up) block, block up, choke, fill, fill up, stop up, stuff, stuff up * (satiate) fill up, glut, gorge, sate, satiate, satisfy, stodge, stuff, stuff up * (fill to loathing) jade, nauseate, pall, sicken, surfeit