seclude

Part of speech: verb

To withdraw, as from society.

Part of speech: adjective

Secluded.

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Usage examples "seclude":

  1. At the time of my first acquaintance with my cousins, however, neither their own studies nor those of their pupils so far engrossed them as to seclude them from society. - "Records of a Girlhood", Frances Ann Kemble.
  2. More than that, if you say that it is your will that I seclude myself from these attentions, give up dancing, give up rides, drives, walks, and even receiving visits, here, so be it. - "The Deserter", Charles King.
  3. It was a custom among the Sheep Eaters that the prospective bride must seclude herself and prepare for the coming ceremonies. - "The Sheep Eaters", William Alonzo Allen.