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- 1. inner, interior, internal, inward (vs. outward)
- usage: located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
- 2. inner(prenominal) (vs. outer), inmost, innermost, inside, central
- usage: located or occurring within or closer to a center; "an inner room"
- 3. inner, internal, intimate, intrinsic (vs. extrinsic), intrinsical
- usage: innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"
- 4. inside, inner, privileged, exclusive (vs. inclusive)
- usage: confined to an exclusive group; "privy to inner knowledge"; "inside information"; "privileged information"
- 5. inner, exclusive (vs. inclusive)
- usage: exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence; "inner regions of the organization"; "inner circles of government"
- 6. inner, internal (vs. external)
- usage: inside or closer to the inside of the body; "the inner ear"
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