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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withdrawn from society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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As an autocratic reclusive state opening up fast and with major political conflicts with the West, eg on Taiwan and Hong Kong, it could have adopted aggressive strategies in resolving these issues, but in the process running the risk of being branded a rogue state.
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.
"This is another Salinger, this is an ordinary Salinger, not the reclusive, angry person people thought he was."
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.
Diablo's typically reclusive tarantulas are out and looking for love.
Her mother is dead and her father is a reclusive inventor who spends most of his life in his mad scientist lab.
International leaders moved swiftly to penalise the North for its October 9 nuclear test, passing a UN Security Council resolution aimed at cutting off the reclusive state's access to arms and money to fund its nuclear and ballistic weapons programmes.
--Margot Mifflin, in her June 6 review of Charles Shields's Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, the first biography of the reclusive author of To Kill a Mockingbird
TRIBUTES have been paid to Syd Barrett (above), the reclusive and original frontman of Pink Floyd, who died yesterday aged 60.
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.
The reclusive singer attended a spring fair in Pontardawe to raise funds for a non-profit charitable trust who are hoping to buy Llangiwg Church for community use.
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.
Within an hour of Tokyo, the Lotus House sits amid a 2300sqm private woodland, a reclusive haven built solely for its owner to spend time away from his family.