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Synonyms for reclusive

Synonyms for reclusive

withdrawn from society

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providing privacy or seclusion

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How can Annie Brown, a reclusive young woman in the suburbs of Bradford, help and what secrets does she hold?
Miss Jones' family told the inquest that about four months before her death she became reclusive.
In particular, she reads a number of medieval commentaries on reclusive religious lives as suggesting anxiety that, while being an anchorite was a clearly holy practice, it could complicate the expression of male identity.
Keira Knightley, in suitably feisty form, p l ay s that reclusive star, who recruits a hunky criminal (Farrell looking good at least) who's just been released from prison, to act as a bodyguard and general handyman at her Holland Park mansion.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, who has pursued a hard line with the reclusive North since taking office nearly three years ago, said a response had to be firm following the attack on Yeonpyeong island, just 120 km (75 miles) west of Seoul.
AS administrators, Deloitte couldn't rescue Woolworths, which the reclusive Barclay brothers have now turned into an online brand.
Diablo's typically reclusive tarantulas are out and looking for love.
The reclusive American born player had made Iceland his home since 2005, and had renounced his American citizenship.
The death of a reclusive pensioner is now being treated as suspicious.
Her mother is dead and her father is a reclusive inventor who spends most of his life in his mad scientist lab.
The author turns out to be a reclusive writer (Emma Thompson) whose specialty is finding inventive ways to kill her subjects.
com review of Charles Shields's Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, the first biography of the reclusive author of To Kill a Mockingbird
BA's somewhat reclusive Willie Walsh ventured to say that the resolving of the airlines' pension funds issues were high on his agenda and that with a relatively new fleet replacement aircraft were not a priority.
Last year, the rare, reclusive monkey was classified as a mangabey and named Lophocebus kipunji (SN: 5/21/05, p.
Brouwn never really disappeared; he's just notoriously reclusive (no photographs, no reproductions, no interviews) and, to judge from the international locales referenced in the work on view, always on the move.