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sequester -- as in: sequester the jury
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Bleak House
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  • They have visitors in the high summer weather, when a grey cloak and umbrella, unknown to Chesney Wold at other periods, are seen among the leaves; when two young ladies are occasionally found gambolling in sequestered saw-pits and such nooks of the park; and when the smoke of two pipes wreathes away into the fragrant evening air from the trooper’s door.

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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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