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rec·luse / ˈrekˌloōs; riˈkloōs; ˈrekˌloōz/ • n. a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people. • adj. archaic favoring a solitary life. DERIVATIVES: re·clu·sion / riˈkloōzhən/ n.

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recluse sb. person shut up from the world for the purpose of religious contemplation XIII; person of retired life XVIII; adj. XIV. — (O)F. reclus, fem. recluse, pp. of reclure :- L. reclūdere (pp. reclūsus) shut up, (earlier) open, f. RE- + claudere CLOSE.

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recluse

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