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sequester

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Definition keep away from others
  • And the Countess nodded at the sequestered couple.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • We awaited the verdict in the small anteroom across the hall where witnesses were sequestered before being called in to testify.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • They've left the premises and are sequestered at the airport.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • He would then scour the air, looking for happy dreams to replace the ones he had sequestered away.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • A single man, more or less young and not ill-favoured, appears to one who has long been sequestered, and deprived of masculine company.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • And, sequestered in his dark, lonely cell, Daddy is sobbing.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • Eragon quickly sequestered his mind from the touch of the other.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • I leave them and sequester myself in my room to examine Wilhelmina Wyatt's slate.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • The performers immediately sequester themselves in their train cars.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • And Neleus for a year's term sequestered Melampous' fields and flocks, while he lay bound hand and foot in the keep of Phylakos.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • Cleaver is the only employee who knows about the hoard of Unwinds sequestered in the far reaches of the lot.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • They had been sequestered on the second floor and had speculated before going to bed, said the foreman, that the snowstorm would interrupt the trial.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • We ate the meat all right and were glad to have it, but the trinkets she sequestered in her bedroom, out of sight.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • In returning to labour in this sequestered spot he had anticipated an escape from the chafing of social necessities; yet behold they were here also.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • And the Countess nodded at the sequestered couple.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • What crime was this that lived incarnate in this sequestered mansion, and could neither be expelled nor subdued by the owner?
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • If we can't solve it this way, then we'll sequester your family and do as we like from then on.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • The legendary Strategic Air Command has squadrons of B-47 and B-52 bombers ready to launch, the pilots sequestered in secure "Alert" facilities.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • In shadier bower More sacred and sequestered, though but feigned, Pan or Sylvanus never slept, nor Nymph Nor Faunus haunted.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • And Chelise would live there too, beside the library where she would sequester herself and write into the night.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit

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