- I(Roget's IV) modif.II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.isolated, sequestered, segregated, insulated, cloistered, reclusive, private, hidden, sheltered, lonesome, remote, deserted, solitary, quarantined.ANT.: public, open, frequentedIII(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Solitary and shut off from society: recluse. See INCLUDE. 2. Far from centers of human population: back, insular, isolated, lonely, lonesome, obscure, outlying, out-of-the-way, remote, removed, solitary. Idiom: off the beaten path (or track). See NEAR. 3. Concealed from view: hidden, screened, secret. See SHOW.
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