strongly attached

See: close, intimate
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Yet I am afraid the dreadful truth is, Herbert, that he is attached to me, strongly attached to me.
To say the truth, Sophia, when very young, discerned that Tom, though an idle, thoughtless, rattling rascal, was nobody's enemy but his own; and that Master Blifil, though a prudent, discreet, sober young gentleman, was at the same time strongly attached to the interest only of one single person; and who that single person was the reader will be able to divine without any assistance of ours.
Still further, De Wardes, whom he had treated so ill, was one of the tools of his Eminence; and D'Artagnan knew that while his Eminence was terrible to his enemies, he was strongly attached to his friends.
Strongly attached to the same beam was what appeared to be an end of a rope of braided horsehair, which had been cut by the bullet in its passage to the knot.
Despite that pernicious assumption of lassitude and indifference, which had become his second nature, he was strongly attached to his friend.
As they approached this, I saw, by the aspect of Jane Wilson, that she was directing her companion's attention to us; and, as well by her cold, sarcastic smile as by the few isolated words of her discourse that reached me, I knew full well that she was impressing him with the idea, that we were strongly attached to each other.
Always admiring Fanny's beauty, and grace, and readiness, and not now asking herself how much of her disposition to be strongly attached to Fanny was due to her own heart, and how much to Fanny's, she gave her all the sisterly fondness her great heart contained.
So, trust me, it is a favorable sign if a man is strongly attached to his dog or his horse
The place suddenly oozes peace and serenity and you find yourself strongly attached to it and happily relaxed.
A helicopter view of our society would certainly show that Egyptians are apparently strongly attached to their religions.
Russia is strongly attached to the security and safety of Lebanese territories," the Russian diplomat added, confirming his country's high appreciation of the strict measures currently being adopted in Lebanon confronting terror schemes.
At greatest risk, she said, are people who have lost "the love of their life'' or who were strongly attached to or dependent upon the person who died, as was the author Joan Didion, who recounted her intense, almost paralyzing grief after her husband died in "The Year of Magical Thinking.