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In addition to dealing with hunger and loneliness, North suffered bites from a Chilean recluse spider, which eventually became infected and threatened her time on the show.
HOW THE REALITY SHOW ‘ALONE’ GOT ME THROUGH THE PANDEMICAWEINBERGJULY 28, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Despite the stereotype of the recluse who prefers movies to firsthand human encounters, I’ve often wondered if the faces of actors aren’t one of our best means for fostering empathy.
THIS SUMMER, WE’RE GOING TO GO TO THE MOVIES MORE—AND LOVE IT MORESTEPHANIE ZACHAREKMAY 12, 2021TIME
After all, the popular image of an amateur-radio enthusiast is an aging, armchair-bound recluse, not some crampon-clad adventurer.
INSIDE THE SUMMIT-OBSESSED WORLD OF HAM RADIOCHASE BRUSHMARCH 14, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Later chapters become a depressing catalogue of bad books and bad health, as Highsmith retreated to Switzerland and became more and more of a recluse.
PATRICIA HIGHSMITH’S SORDID SEARCH FOR INSPIRATIONWENDY SMITHJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Although there are a few medically important species like widow spiders and recluses, even their bites are uncommon and rarely cause serious issues.
SHOULD I KILL SPIDERS IN MY HOME? AN ENTOMOLOGIST EXPLAINS WHY NOT TOLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 22, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
But, good recluse, you have not read Sainte-Beuve's famous article on the Academy and the candidateships.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Yet, none the less certainly, the Frenchman's work made expression possible to the recluse of Oxford.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
This man was called Lao-tse, a recluse and philosopher, who was already an old man when Confucius began his travels.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The road was most romantically recluse, and so serpentine as never to be visible beyond an hundred yards.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Im a confirmed old bachelor, a grumpy, surly recluse wedded to my pipe, but for all that I have eyes in my head.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
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WORDS RELATED TO RECLUSE

  • antisocial
  • ascetic
  • cloistered
  • eremitic
  • hermetic
  • hermit-like
  • isolated
  • misanthropic
  • monastic
  • recluse
  • reserved
  • retiring
  • secluded
  • secluse
  • seclusive
  • sequestered
  • solitary
  • standoffish
  • withdrawn
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