close (adj.)
secretive, tight-lipped, uncommunicative
1H4 II.iii.113[Hotspur to and of Lady Percy] Constant you are ... And for secrecy, / No lady closer
Cym III.v.86[Cloten to Pisanio] Close villain, / I'll have this secret from thy heart
KJ IV.ii.72[Pembroke to Salisbury, of Hubert] that close aspect of his / Doth show the mood of a much troubled breast
MM IV.iii.117[disguised Duke to Isabella] Show your wisdom ... / In your close patience
MV II.vi.47[Lorenzo to Jessica] the close night doth play the runaway
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