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sequester -- as in: sequester the jury
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Jane Eyre
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  • What crime was this that lived incarnate in this sequestered mansion, and could neither be expelled nor subdued by the owner?
  • They loved their sequestered home.
  • …through them along the road; or when, while Adele played with her nurse, and Mrs. Fairfax made jellies in the storeroom, I climbed the three staircases, raised the trap-door of the attic, and having reached the leads, looked out afar over sequestered field and hill, and along dim sky-line — that then I longed for a power of vision which might overpass that limit; which might reach the busy world, towns, regions full of life I had heard of but never seen — that then I desired more of…

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  • Cleaver is the only employee who knows about the hoard of Unwinds sequestered in the far reaches of the lot.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • One day Etienne sits with Marie-Laure and reads to her in his feathery voice; the next he suffers from what he calls a headache and sequesters himself inside his study behind a locked door.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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