Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Yet it occurred to George, as he looked at her, that her cloistering had accomplished no change.

But Jefferson might have spared his pains to dispose of Marshall by cloistering him on the State bench.

Often the cloistering trees along the roadside made his chapel, and the blue sky was the only roof between him and heaven.

The most probable explanation of the customs of veiling and cloistering is that they are due to the superstition of the evil eye.

The custom of cloistering women has spread, within historic times, from some point in central Asia.

Later, in the Euphrates Valley, we find the custom of cloistering amongst the highest classes.