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Recluse vs. Seclude — What's the Difference?

Recluse vs. Seclude — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Recluse and Seclude

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Recluse

A recluse is a person who lives in voluntary seclusion from the public and society. The word is from the Latin recludere, which means "shut up" or "sequester".

Seclude

To set or keep apart, as from social contact with others.

Recluse

A person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people
She has turned into a virtual recluse
He's a bit of a recluse

Seclude

(transitive) To shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.; withdraw (oneself) from society or into solitude.

Recluse

Favouring a solitary life.
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Seclude

(transitive) To shut or keep out; exclude; preclude.

Recluse

A person who withdraws from the world to live in seclusion and often in solitude.

Seclude

To shut up apart from others; to withdraw into, or place in, solitude; to separate from society or intercourse with others.
Let Eastern tyrants from the light of heavenSeclude their bosom slaves.

Recluse

Withdrawn from the world; reclusive.

Seclude

To shut or keep out; to exclude.

Recluse

Sequestered; secluded, isolated
A recluse monk or hermit

Seclude

Keep away from others;
He sequestered himself in his study to write a book

Recluse

Hidden, secret

Recluse

A person who lives in self-imposed isolation or seclusion from the world, especially for religious purposes; a hermit

Recluse

(obsolete) the place where a recluse dwells; a place of isolation or seclusion

Recluse

(US) a brown recluse spider

Recluse

(obsolete) to shut; to seclude

Recluse

Shut up, sequestered; retired from the world or from public notice; solitary; living apart; as, a recluse monk or hermit; a recluse life
In meditation deep, recluseFrom human converse.

Recluse

A person who lives in seclusion from intercourse with the world, as a hermit or monk; specifically, one of a class of secluded devotees who live in single cells, usually attached to monasteries.

Recluse

The place where a recluse dwells.

Recluse

To shut up; to seclude.

Recluse

One who lives in solitude

Recluse

Withdrawn from society; seeking solitude;
Lived an unsocial reclusive life

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