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adjective as in secluded

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With its booming snare, overdrive guitars and wall of sound, it’s hard to imagine it having the same impact when dressed up in the clothes of the metallic “Reputation” or the cloistered “Folklore” eras, for example.

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Although the inner workings of cloistered, fundamentalist communities have always been a source of pop-cultural curiosity, the past several years have seen an explosion in high-profile Haredi media.

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It’s easy to focus on an individual glimmer or ripple, and much harder to know just where to look when observing an entire world, even a cloistered one.

The internet and eBay changed that, opening the cloistered world to a wider audience and making it possible for sneaker fans to connect across distances.

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Her novel toggles back and forth between Elena’s cloistered life in Paris, Ella’s often cryptic journals and the account that Elena writes in Ella’s voice.

Formerly a playground for Sunday school kids, it has a spooky, cloistered feel to it.

But over the years, cloistered in their mountain keep, complete with moat, Bender and Patton became ever more reclusive.

Why should the cloistered wants of juvenile men, with baby opinions, dominate any medium and industry so many of us care about?

The Daily Pic: To capture cloistered life, Michelle Elzay dresses her photos alike.

After World War II, interstate highways opened, and new bypasses rerouted life away from cloistered downtowns.

But only a cloistered ecclesiastic can be held responsible for such military procedure.

Are you of those who think a husband should come to them as one whose youth has been the youth of cloistered nun?

Now, in the convent where she is cloistered all are dressed alike, all obey the rule of the same bell, all joy is gone.

Alicia bowed sweetly and the Sister inclined herself briefly with a cloistered smile.

Sometimes they are the work of departed saints or cloistered nuns; and a terrible waste of time they seem to our modern eyes.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cloistered, such as: reclusive, sheltered, confined, hidden, insulated, and restricted.

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