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  • She has been secluded in her bedroom since receiving the information.
  • a secluded romantic spot
  • He leads me to a large warehouse on a secluded back road.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • Yeah, won’t that make a fine honeymoon shack for the lovers? Mighty secluded.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

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  • One of the worst things we watched, though, was Lisa coming out of seclusion two days later.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • in that secluded garden-spot
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • It was toward the close of the fifth or sixth month of his seclusion ... that the Prince Prospero entertained his thousand friends at a masked ball of the most unusual magnificence.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Masque of the Red Death
  • her seclusion would endure but a little longer
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Birthmark
  • After school on Thursday, we parked in a secluded place and made out until the alarm on his phone went off We adjusted our clothes and buckled up.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • I entered the headquarters a few minutes behind him, took a seat at a secluded table toward the back of the room.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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  • With their customary compassion and vision, they’d allowed Ty to stay on campus, in an advisory role, with a secluded office and no specific duties.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • She returned to Monroe County but secluded herself and was rarely seen in public.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • It was perfect, secluded, and practically on my doorstep.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Its secluded orchards and fruit gardens were separated by honeyed pea-shingle paths that Will’s chair could negotiate quite happily.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • He was in seclusion, according to family members, mourning the loss of a wonderful girl.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • I noted there was a big copier in a pretty secluded corner of the office.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • For now in some sunlit and serene pasture of the Tidewater, a secluded place hemmed around by undulant oak trees, my departed Maria was standing before me, with the abandon of a strumpet stripping down to the flesh—she who had never removed in my presence so much as her bobbysocks.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Could it be some secluded enclave, perhaps, where the villagers reenacted part of their history periodically?
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • The chamber is secluded, but the hum of cameras is never far away.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • It seemed as if every natural force in the universe was driving Chris and me to find a secluded spot.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • The hotel was a beautiful, secluded place.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • The field at the community center was in a secluded bog behind the town library, away from the social flow.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Unruly patients were tied to their beds or secluded in locked rooms.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • They’ve got him in seclusion until he’s dried out, as he’s not deemed fit for public display.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • I’d reached a secluded, muddy road.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Ben caught up with her and they cut through the hedges and across a secluded stretch of woods and entered the party zone.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • Well, did your appearance tonight mean at least that you’re coming out of your seclusion?
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • It was the third time that day that, with an ecstatic and artless smile, she had met him in secluded passages.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • He skirted the edge of the Glade, then, breaking into a run, he headed for his place of seclusion behind the Deadhead forest.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • It was a secluded spot in the shade of a coral tree, next to a wall that was covered with bou-gainvillea.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • We resided principally in the latter, and the lives of my parents were passed in considerable seclusion.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • This seclusion of women is known as purdah, and it is designed to keep women concealed, maintaining the household, and it gives them a high sense of honor.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • It was decided, though not without a great deal of arguing, that in order for the summoning of Raziel to take place, Team Good would need to find a fairly secluded location.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • The settlement was secluded and surrounded by harsh, beautiful land.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Unlike the chaplain, Corporal Whitcomb detested the seclusion of the clearing in the woods.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • He took them up into a loft which could only be reached by a ladder from the harness-room, and there kept them in such seclusion that the rest of the farm soon forgot their existence.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • It was likely, for no one seemed to know the world more familiarly; there was no spot so secluded that he did not appear to have an intimate acquaintance with it.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • It seemed to me, rather senselessly, that I was allowing him a few more moments of seclusion.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • For that matter, Reading, and possibly other large towns, were within that radius, so the place might not be so secluded, after all.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Dinosaurs build their nests in secluded places.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Langdon had the uneasy feeling that gunshots in this secluded, thick-walled chamber would go unheard, especially in this rain.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He imagined secluded spots where he could fall and be unmolested.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • Plus, it was secluded and easy to get to.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • Summer before last, on a sweltering August Sunday, when she was secluded here, a difficult incident had taken place.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Arya is the only being who can convince them to emerge from seclusion.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • He had a private lab and demanded seclusion, which I gladly afforded him on account of his brilliance.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Indoors he had an old slave woman, a Sikel, keeping house for him in his secluded age.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • To be sure, it would have been more for the advantage of conversation had Miss Lydia Bennet come upon the town; or, as the happiest alternative, been secluded from the world, in some distant farmhouse.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • ’Our ancestors had the good fortune to live on an island or, rather, two islands — somewhat secluded.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • Old Mrs. Varnum, by this time, had gone up to bed, and her daughter and I were sitting alone, after supper, in the austere seclusion of the horse-hair parlour.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
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