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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who lives alone and avoids people.

Usage examples (37)
  • The writer is either a practising recluse or a delinquent, guilt-ridden one; or both. Usually both.
  • No need to be "disturbed", not sure why I used the word recluse, but you're right it was the wrong term to use.
  • At the end of three months he was known as the recluse or
  • Joon-ho Bong's story of a recluse is the best of the three by some lengths. for more
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